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What is the cause of a vsd in a baby?
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Dr. William Scott
Pediatrics - Cardiology
2 doctors agree
In brief: Unkown
The formation of the wall between the ventricles is late in cardiac development, but usually complete before the 12th week of pregnancy.
The specific cause for a vsd is not well understood, but appears to be complex interaction of genes and gene modifiers.

In brief: Unkown
The formation of the wall between the ventricles is late in cardiac development, but usually complete before the 12th week of pregnancy.
The specific cause for a vsd is not well understood, but appears to be complex interaction of genes and gene modifiers.
Dr. William Scott
Dr. William Scott
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Dr. Sarosh Batlivala
Pediatrics - Cardiology
In brief: Multiple
A hole in the bottom two heart chambers (vsd) has many potential causes.
Some happen spontaneously while others are associated with certain genetic and chromosomal anomalies. There is not one specific cause.

In brief: Multiple
A hole in the bottom two heart chambers (vsd) has many potential causes.
Some happen spontaneously while others are associated with certain genetic and chromosomal anomalies. There is not one specific cause.
Dr. Sarosh Batlivala
Dr. Sarosh Batlivala
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Dr. Rick Koch
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
In brief: This is a
Congenital defect and while associated with some birth defects often occurs spontaneously.

In brief: This is a
Congenital defect and while associated with some birth defects often occurs spontaneously.
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch
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