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Adult Nigerian with Untreated Pentalogy of Fallot: A Case Report | Abstract

Akinlade OM1,2*, Ogunmodede JA1, Adeyemi OA2, Yusuf WO2, Awodun RO2, Ayoola YA2,3, Yusuf IA2, Kolo PM2

1Cardiology unit, Internal Medicine Department, LAUTECH Teaching Hospital, Ogbomoso

2Cardiology unit, Internal Medicine Department, University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital, Ilorin, Kwara state

3Internal Medicine Department, Gombe Teaching Hospital, Gombe state

Corresponding Author: Akinlade Olawale Mathias

Address: Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, LAUTECH Teaching Hospital, Ogbomoso, Oyo state, Nigeria; E-mail: Akinlade.o.mathias@gmail.com

Received date: 13 January 2020; Accepted date: 19 February 2020; Published date: 27 February 2020

Abstract

Pentalogy of Fallot is a congenital cardiac defect comprising infundibular stenosis of the pulmonary artery, overriding aorta, ventricular septal defect, right ventricular hypertrophy and atrial septal defect. It is one of the most common cyanotic congenital heart defects with detrimental consequences if left untreated. We present the case of a 25-year-old female artisan and stroke survivor who was admitted with episodes of recurrent dizziness. She was diagnosed with the pentalogy of Fallot after echocardiography and awaiting cardiac repair surgery.

Citation: Akinlade OM, Ogunmodede JA, Adeyemi OA, Yusuf WO, Awodun RO, Ayoola YA, Yusuf IA, Kolo PM. Adult Nigerian with Untreated Pentalogy of Fallot: A Case Report. Asp Biomed Clin Case Rep. 2020 Feb 27;3(1):62-66.

Copyright © 2020 D Akinlade OM, Ogunmodede JA, Adeyemi OA, Yusuf WO, Awodun RO, Ayoola YA, Yusuf IA, Kolo PM. This is an open-access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium provided the original work is properly cited.

Keywords: Infundibular Stenosis; Pentalogy of Fallot; Ventricular Septal Defects; Overriding Aorta

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