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Septic Pulmonary Emboli and Right Ventricular Obstruction in a Membranous Interventricular Septal Aneurysm

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Although the majority of patients with perimembranous ventricular septal defect and septal aneurysm remained asymptomatic, some of them presented with serious complications during adulthood and thus required high risky surgery. In accordance with other rare condition, the incidence and natural history have not been well documented. This case describes the occurrence of a septic pulmonary emboli associated with right ventricular outflow tract obstruction in a young child.

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Bamous, M. , Abdou, A. , Atmani, N. , Sergouchni, A. , Moutakiallah, Y. , Ghadbane, H. , Drissi, M. and Boulahya, A. (2014) Septic Pulmonary Emboli and Right Ventricular Obstruction in a Membranous Interventricular Septal Aneurysm. Open Journal of Thoracic Surgery, 4, 59-61. doi: 10.4236/ojts.2014.43012.


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