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A 46-year-old member asked:

Please tell me whether there is any relation between congenital heart disease and facial asymmetry?

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Dr. Donald Cohen
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial 43 years experience
Possibly: There are some syndromes that have Oral-Facial growth problems associated with congenital heart problems. You should seek a diagnosis from an Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon or Cardiologist.
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Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 54 years experience
I would also recommend consultation with a dento-facial growth and development specialist, an Orthodontist.
May 9, 2014

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A 32-year-old member asked:

Can you please tell me about the 5 congenital heart diseases?

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Dr. Alex Golden
23 years experience
Many more than 5: There are many more than 5 types of congenital heart disease. Some of the most common are: asd vsd bicuspid aortic valve pda tetralogy of fallot transposition of the great arteries av canal defect truncus arteriosus communis tricuspid atresia pulmonary atresia hypoplastic left heart syndrome total anomalous pulmonary venous connection double outlet ventricles single ventricle and more...
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