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Scimitar Syndrome

"Scimitar Syndrome" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

An anomalous pulmonary venous return in which the right PULMONARY VEIN is not connected to the LEFT ATRIUM but to the INFERIOR VENA CAVA. Scimitar syndrome is named for the crescent- or Turkish sword-like shadow in the chest radiography and is often associated with hypoplasia of the right lung and right pulmonary artery, and dextroposition of the heart.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Scimitar Syndrome" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Scimitar Syndrome" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 18 publications over 9 distinct years, with a maximum of 5 publications in 2013
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.