Necrotizing arteritis in uncorrected tetralogy of Fallot with pulmonary artery.

A 10-year-old girl with uncorrected tetralogy of Fallot with pulmonary atresia presented with fevers of unknown origin and left lung infiltrates. At autopsy, necrotizing vascular changes resembling those of severe pulmonary hypertension (grade VI in the Health-Edwards classification) were confined to the left lung. Pulmonary blood flow and pressure were… CONTINUE READING