Scimitar syndrome.

  title={Scimitar syndrome.},
  author={Ulf Gudjonsson and J. Winchester Brown},
  journal={Seminars in thoracic and cardiovascular surgery. Pediatric cardiac surgery annual},
Scimitar syndrome is a rare congenital anomaly consisting in part of right pulmonary venous return to the inferior vena cava. There is a clear bimodal presentation of this syndrome with either an infantile manifestation or a pediatric/adult form. The infantile variant is marked by a higher incidence and severity of associated defects, heart failure, pulmonary hypertension, and significant mortality. The patient with the pediatric/adult form is less severely affected and may be asymptomatic on… CONTINUE READING


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