Left pulmonary veins draining into persistent left superior caval vein in presence of unroofed coronary sinus

Case Reports

doi: 10.1111/jocs.16733.

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Case Reports

Niraj Nirmal Pandey et al.

J Card Surg.



We report a case of 5-year-old girl with double outlet right ventricle with a rare combination of partial anomalous pulmonary venous drainage into a persistent left superior caval vein in the presence of an unroofed coronary sinus while highlighting its possible embryological origins and therapeutic implications.


congenital heart disease.



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