Overview

Eisenmenger's syndrome


More Like This

Show all results sharing this subject:

  • Medicine and Health

GO

Show Summary Details

Quick Reference

An anatomical defect of the heart in which a left-to-right shunt causes increased flow through the pulmonary vasculature, causing pulmonary hypertension. This in turn can cause an increase in pressure in the right side of the heart so that deoxygenated blood is forced to the left and into the peripheral circulation where it causes cyanosis. See atrioventricular septal defect.

Subjects: Medicine and Health.


Reference entries

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.