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Tricuspid atresia

  • Alternative Names

    Tri atresia

    • Cyanosis (bluish discoloration of the skin)
    • Easily fatigued
    • Shortness of breath (dyspnea)
    • Fast breathing
    • Poor growth

    Signs and tests

    This condition may be discovered during routine prenatal ultrasound imaging or when the baby is examined shortly after birth. Cyanosis is present from birth. A heart murmur is often present at birth and may increase in loudness over several months.

    Tests may include the following:

    • ECG
    • Echocardiogram
    • Chest x-ray
    • Cardiac catheterization
    • MRI of the heart