Large atrial septal defect misdiagnosed as arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy

  • Lisa Marie Moore Rocky Vista University College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Cihan Cevik UCHealth Heart Center Memorial Hospital Central
Keywords: Large atrial septal defect, atrial septal defect, arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy, arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia, congenital heart disease, left to right shunt

Abstract

We report on a case of a large ostium secundum atrial septal defect (ASD) that was initially diagnosed as arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy (ARVC). We discuss the initial work up, diagnosis, and treatment of this patient’s ASD and explore how the pathophysiology of ARVC may mimic congenital heart disease where there is a large left-to-right shunt.

Author Biography

Lisa Marie Moore, Rocky Vista University College of Osteopathic Medicine
OMS IV

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Published
2019-07-19
How to Cite
Moore, L. M., & Cevik, C. (2019). Large atrial septal defect misdiagnosed as arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy. The Southwest Respiratory and Critical Care Chronicles, 7(30), 58-62. https://doi.org/10.12746/swrccc.v7i30.549