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A newborn with a PFO (patent foramen ovale) has what other conditions?
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Dr. Donna Wilkins
Pediatrics - Neonatology
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In brief: PFO
A patent foramen ovale is a common echocardiograph finding in a newborn in the first days of life.
It is usually not associated with other cardiac defects. The foramen ovale is a fetal shunt present in the heart when the baby is a fetus and then closes after birth as does the patent ductus arteriosus.

In brief: PFO
A patent foramen ovale is a common echocardiograph finding in a newborn in the first days of life.
It is usually not associated with other cardiac defects. The foramen ovale is a fetal shunt present in the heart when the baby is a fetus and then closes after birth as does the patent ductus arteriosus.
Dr. Donna Wilkins
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Dr. Thomas Riney
Pediatrics
In brief: PFO
An opening between two chambers of the heart that will normally close on it's own in a few days or weeks, your pediatrician can follow this in conjunction with a peds cardiologist.
Not to worry about other problems neccissarily.

In brief: PFO
An opening between two chambers of the heart that will normally close on it's own in a few days or weeks, your pediatrician can follow this in conjunction with a peds cardiologist.
Not to worry about other problems neccissarily.
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