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Tetralogy of Fallot


Tetralogy of Fallot (TOF): Animation Explains Heart Defect and Repair


Leo's Story: Diagnosis and Treatment of congenital heart defect, Tetralogy of Fallot


Congenital Heart Disease: Tetralogy of Fallot (Full Version)


Tetralogy of Fallot | Cincinnati Children's


"Case Study: Congenital Heart Defects" by Patricia Lincoln, RN, MS, CCRN, CNS-BC, for OPENPediatrics

Tetralogy of Fallot (TOF) is a type of heart defect present at birth. Symptoms include episodes of bluish color to the skin. When affected babies cry or have a bowel movement, they may develop a "tet spell" where they turn very blue, have difficulty breathing, become limp, and occasionally lose consciousness. Other symptoms may include a heart murmur, finger clubbing, and easy tiring upon breastfeeding.
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