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Infants with this condition usually don' t have any symptoms.
If symptoms do occur, they can include:
This condition is usually not diagnosed until later in life. It is usually diagnosed during tests for other heart diseases. However, the doctor may hear a heart murmur that will lead to the diagnosis with further testing.
Tests to determine the size of the fistula include:
Park MK. Park: Pediatric Cardiology for Practitioners. 5th ed. Philadelphia, Pa: Mosby; 2008.
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