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Congenital heart defect


Congenital Heart Conditions


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


Congenital Heart Disease – Cardiology | Lecturio


Congenital Heart Defects (CHDs)


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

A congenital heart defect (CHD), also known as a congenital heart anomaly or congenital heart disease, is a problem in the structure of the heart that is present at birth. Signs and symptoms depend on the specific type of problem. Symptoms can vary from none to life-threatening. When present they may include rapid breathing, bluish skin, poor weight gain, and feeling tired. It does not cause chest pain. Most congenital heart problems do not occur with other diseases. Complications that can result from heart defects include heart failure.