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Cross-sectional echocardiographic demonstration of duct-related intimal tissue plaques within the pulmonary artery

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  19 August 2008

A. R. Gennery*
Department ofPaediatric Cardiology, Freeman Hospital, High Heaton, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
A. S. Hunter
Department ofPaediatric Cardiology, Freeman Hospital, High Heaton, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
Dr AR Gennery, MRCR Department of Paediatric Cardiology, Freeman Hospital, High Heaton, Newcastle upon Tyne NE7 7DN, UK. Tel: 0191–284–3111; Fax: 0191–213–2167


The cross-sectional and colour flow mapping echocardiographic appearances of extension of ductal tissue within the pulmonary artery in three infants referred for echocardiographic assessment of a cardiac murmur are reported. The ductal plaques described may be common but are not necessarily of clinical significance.

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