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Tetralogy of Fallot

Case Study
Powell, Andrew, M.D. Boston, Children's Hospital Boston USA
Geva, Tal Boston, Children's Hospital Boston USA

Patient history:

Patient with repaired tetralogy of Fallot underwent an MR examination at Children's Hospital Boston.

MR examination:

 

ECG and respiratory-navigated gated, free-breathing B-TFE sequence shows a large aneurysm of the right ventricular outflow tract patch.

 

(A) Coronal plane maximal intensity projection demonstrates a dilated right ventricle (RV) and a large aneurysm (An) involving the right ventricular outflow tract and main pulmonary artery;

 

(B) Reconstruction in the sagittal plane shows a thrombus (arrow) in the aneurysm;

 

(C) Reconstruction in the axial plane demonstrates the thrombus (arrow) and a right aortic arch.

 

MRA volume rendering shows the aneurysm's extent.

Diagnosis:

MR imaging shows a large aneurysm of the right ventricular outflow tract patch in this patient with repaired tetralogy of Fallot.

 

 

 

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