Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research, ISSN - 0973 - 709X

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Case report
Table of Contents - Year : 2016 | Month : March | Volume : 10 | Issue : 3 | Page : SD01 - SD02

Incidental Finding of Ebstein's Anomaly in an Adolescent with an Upper Respiratory Infection: A Case Report SD01-SD02

Rohit Kapoor, Premila Paul, Premchand Anne

Correspondence
1. Resident Physician, Department of Pediatrics, St. John Providence Childrenís Hospital, Detroit, MI, USA.
2. Ex Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Vardhman Mahavir Medical College and Safdarjang Hospital New Delhi, India.
3. Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Wayne State University School of Medicine; Division of Pediatric Cardiology,
St. John Providence Childrenís Hospital, Detroit, MI, USA.

Ebsteinís anomaly is a rare congenital heart disorder and has a varied clinical course, with detection as late as the seventh decade. We hereby describe an 11-year-old child in whom Ebsteinís anomaly was diagnosed. The most common presentation in early second decade is due to an arrhythmia; however, the present case report is about a patient who presented with acute congestive heart failure due to decompensation from an acute upper respiratory tract infection, which is a rather uncommon presentation.