Disease Information for Patent foramen ovale/intermittant

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Cyanosis on standing quickly
Cyanosis with valsalva/episode
Heart 'spells'
Infant/episodic cyanosis
Moro Reflex unilateral Abnormal
Stroke Syndrome Child
Diagnostic Test Results
Ultrasound
Echo/Color Flow Doppler Abnormal
Echo/Contrast Echocardiogram study abnormal
Echo/Saline Bubble Contrast Abnormal
Echo/Trans-esophageal echocardiograph/abnormal (TEE)
Angiography
Heart cath/Cardiac shunt
Heart cath/Right left shunt
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Rule Outs
Atrial septal defect
Associated Disease & Complications
Arterial Occlusion
Cerebral embolism
Cerebral vascular accident
Congenital heart disease
Embolism
Embolism, systemic/arterial
Migraine headache syndrome
Paradoxical Embolism
Renal embolism
Shunt, intracardiac
Stroke /Young adult
Stroke Syndromes/Atypical causes
Stroke/Child
Cardioembolism
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Class
CLASS/Cardiovascular (category)
CLASS/Heart disorder (ex)
Pathophysiology
Pathophysiology/Arterial Occlusion
Pathophysiology/Cardiac embolic source
Process
PROCESS/Congenital/developmental (category)
PROCESS/Congenital heart disease (ex)
PROCESS/Anomalies/Deformities/Malformations (EX)
Treatment
Surgical Procedures or Treatments
SX/Catheter Umbrella Septal Closure
SX/Heart cath/Closer Device
Definition

Patent or potentially patent atrial septum flap;ailure to close flap valve allows occasional right left shunt and paradoxical emboli; cyanosis with valsalva or lifting weights, standing; unusual paradoxical air cerebral emboli with diving decompression

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