An infant with hypoplastic left heart syndrome and spinal muscular atrophy

Cardiol Young. 2006 Feb;16(1):78-80. doi: 10.1017/S1047951105002131.

Abstract

We report an infant with hypoplastic left heart syndrome consisting of mitral valvar atresia, aortic valvar atresia, hypoplasia of the aortic arch and coarctation of the aorta, who demonstrated respiratory failure and global hypotonia, and who was eventually diagnosed with spinal muscular atrophy.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Angiography
  • Cardiac Surgical Procedures
  • Echocardiography
  • Follow-Up Studies
  • Genetic Techniques
  • Humans
  • Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome / complications*
  • Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome / diagnosis
  • Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome / surgery
  • Infant, Newborn
  • Male
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophies of Childhood / complications*
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophies of Childhood / diagnosis