The most common type of congenital heart defect is a VSD.
An 8-week-old infant’s well-baby check reveals a murmur, and an echocardiogram shows a
large ventricular septal defect. If left untreated, what condition could develop?
A 22-year-old pregnant woman presents to her OB/GYN for a prenatal checkup. The fetal
heartbeat sounds irregular, and a fetal echocardiogram reveals an atrioventricular canal (AVC)
defect. This defect is the result of:
A newborn experiences frequent periods of cyanosis, usually occurring during crying or after
feeding. Which cardiac diagnosis does this history support?