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Newborn screening with pulse oximetry has shown to be useful for the detection of the seven heart defects that cause CCHD: Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome, Pulmonary Artresia (with intact atrial septum), Tetralogy of Fallot, Total Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Return, Transposition of the Great Arteries, Tricuspid Atresia and Truncus ateriosus.
On echocardiography, partial anomalous pulmonary venous return draining into the vena cava inferior and ASD (secundum type) were found.
On admission to the paediatric ward, hospital records identified the patient as belonging to the cardiac clinic for a cyanotic heart disease with a diagnosis of total anomalous pulmonary venous return (TAPVR) type 1.
No left-to-right shunt was detected; specifically, there was no evidence of an atrial septal defect or of an anomalous pulmonary venous return to explain the right-sided chamber enlargement.
Congenital cardiac malformations occur in approximately 35% of patients; they are characterized by a completely anomalous pulmonary venous return and by the tetralogy of Fallot.