Dizygotic twins concordant for truncus arteriosus

Michael J. Lang*, David J. Aughton, Thomas W. Riggs, Magdy P. Milad, Leslie G. Biesecker

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Abstract

Persistent truncus arteriosus (TA) is an uncommon congenital cardiovascular malformation, which comprises between 0.4% and 4% of all congenital heart defects. Occurrence of TA in siblings has been reported infrequently. Twins concordant for isolated TA appear to have been reported only once previously. In this paper, we describe dizygotic twin females who were concordant for isolated TA.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)75-79
Number of pages5
JournalClinical Genetics
Volume39
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1991

Keywords

  • congenital
  • heart defects
  • hydrops fetalis
  • prenatal diagnosis
  • truncus arteriosus

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Genetics
  • Genetics(clinical)

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