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Unrecognized partial anomalous venous return (PAPVR)

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This 38 y.o. woman had been under treatment for several years for pulmonary hypertension, on the presumption that it was idiopathic. Only when hopsitalized and a venous catheter line was placed from the left that the tip slipped into the right upper pulmonary vasculature was it realized that she had partial pulmonary venous return.


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