"Scimitar Syndrome" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
An anomalous pulmonary venous return in which the right PULMONARY VEIN is not connected to the LEFT ATRIUM but to the INFERIOR VENA CAVA. Scimitar syndrome is named for the crescent- or Turkish sword-like shadow in the chest radiography and is often associated with hypoplasia of the right lung and right pulmonary artery, and dextroposition of the heart.
- Scimitar Syndrome
- Syndrome, Scimitar
- Pulmonary Venous Return Anomaly
- Total Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Return
- Total Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Return 1
- Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Return
- Scimitar Anomaly
- Anomaly, Scimitar
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