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A 26-year-old male asked:

does isolated partial anomalous pulmonary venous drainage always progress and get worse? they just found it with mild rv enlargement. no other defect.

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Dr. Patricia Allamon
Family Medicine 17 years experience
Cardiopulmonary : I suggest that you continue to formulate questions like these for your specialist.

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A 26-year-old male asked:

Does isolated partial anomalous pulmonary venous drainage always progress and get worse? They just found it with mild rv enlargement. Nothing else. ??

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Dr. Jesus Yap
Dr. Jesus Yap answered
Cardiology 53 years experience
Yes.it can: This congenital defect is often associated with a sinus venosus defect ,not easy to detect by routine cardiac echo. The consequence of either or both lesion is related to volume overload on the right heart which eventually leads to atrial fib. You need consultation with a cardiologist to determine the next step

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