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Patent Foramen Ovale

DA: 471

Developmental anomaly information

Definition: The Foramen ovale is a natural and in fetal life necessary gap in the interatrial septum, which closes usually in the first year of life. If closure is incomplete it is called a persistent foramen ovale. A PFO has not any pathologic significance in childhood


  • PFO

Developmental anomaly parent: (empty)

Topology: Human body > Thorax > Mediastinum > Heart and great vessels > Heart

System: Human body > Cardiovascular system > Heart

Developmental anomaly category: (empty)

Case records MDB109, MDB121, MDB149, MDB201, MDB208, MDB147
Observed in MDB cases
Observed in combinaisons (MDB)
Observed in malformative diseases (MDB)
Associated genes in profile
Associated genes in malformative diseases
Associated chromosomal diseases
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Associated developmental anomalies

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Last modified: 2008-12-17 17:59:27 by farideh

Created: 2008-07-28 16:44:30 by farideh

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