Tricuspid atresia

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  • occlusion of the tricuspid valve

  • severe right ventricular hypoplasia

  • ASD, VSD are present

  • size of pulmonary artery is dependent upon the size of ASD and/or the VSD

  • cyanosis at birth

  • high mortality rate without surgery

gross specimen: tricuspid atresia

  • there is a tiny right ventricle

  • tricuspid valve is a small membrane without an opening

Category: Pathology Notes

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