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1- Associate Prof Arak University of Medical Sciences, Amir Kabir Hospital, Arak, Iran. , drghandi1351@gmail.com
2- General Physicians Arak University of Medical Sciences, Amir Kabir Hospital, Arak, Iran.
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Background: Tetralogy of Fallot as most common congenital heart malformation, produces cyanosis. Patients with tetralogy of Fallot present a higher frequency of major non-cardiac congenital disorders. The association with congenital scoliosis influences vital and functional overcomes, restricting physical activity and lowering life expectancy.
Case Presentation: An 8 month old female child, who admitted due to cough and fever and rule out pneumonia, were reported. The child was detected to have heart disease on 2 months of life when cyanosis was apparent. After admitted in ward, in during history and physical examination discovered mild neurodevelopmental skill such as unable in rolling and crawling. Chest x-ray revealed congenital spine abnormalities thoracic vertebral at T3-T8 levels 8, as well as bilateral segmented-bar sacral vertebrae.
Conclusions: Given that patients with TOF routinely undergo chest radiograph, physicians examining chest radiographs of TOF patients should be aware of the potential for congenital scoliosis to provide early diagnosis and referral for orthopedic evaluation and treatment.
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Type of Study: Case Report and Review of Literature | Subject: Cardiology
Received: 2021/02/14 | Accepted: 2022/05/9

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