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What causes truncus arteriosus?

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Dr. David Galbraith
Pediatrics

In brief: Usually unknown

Truncus arteriosis is a type of congenital heart disease that results from abnormal development of the heart during fetal development.
While it is sometimes associated with certain genetic syndromes, the cause in most cases is unknown. For more information go to www.Mayoclinic.Com -> health information -> diseases & conditions a_z and look up truncus arteriosis (under "t", of coursse).

In brief: Usually unknown

Truncus arteriosis is a type of congenital heart disease that results from abnormal development of the heart during fetal development.
While it is sometimes associated with certain genetic syndromes, the cause in most cases is unknown. For more information go to www.Mayoclinic.Com -> health information -> diseases & conditions a_z and look up truncus arteriosis (under "t", of coursse).
Dr. David Galbraith
Dr. David Galbraith
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