Journal of Medical and Surgical
Research (JMSR)


Pages: 502-504

Date of Publication: 30-Nov--0001

The Scimitar Syndrome: About a Case Report

Author: M. Outznit, L. Chat, R. Dafiri

Category: JMSR Radiology

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The Scimitar syndrome is rare congenital disorder, characterized by an abnormal rightsided pulmonary venous drainage in the inferior vena cava.We report the case of a 9-month-old female infant, in whom the diagnosis was suspected on a chest radiograph and the definitive diagnosis was confirmed by a CTscan study.

Keywords: Scimitar, abnormal pulmonary venous return


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