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Vol 17, No 1 (2022)
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Left lung hypoplasia and arrhythmia: a rare case

Muammer Karakayali1, Timor Bigmurad Omar1
Folia Cardiologica 2022;17(1):50-53.


Pulmonary hypoplasia is a rare congenital disorder. Respiratory and circulatory systems sustain a closely correlated function, and if the function of one is impaired, the other will inescapably be affected. We presented a unilateral lung hypoplasia case that manifested a cardiological disorder (ventricular arrhythmia) rather than a respiratory-related symptom. We highly recommend that such patients should be followed-up by a cardiologist beside a pulmonologist.

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