persistent truncus arteriosus


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per·sis·tent trun·cus ar·te·ri·o·'sus

a congenital cardiovascular anomaly resulting from failure of development of the spiral aorticopulmonary septum and consisting of a common arterial trunk opening out of both ventricles, the pulmonary arteries being given off from the ascending common trunk.

per·sis·tent trun·cus ar·te·ri·o·sus

(pĕr-sis'tĕnt trungk'ŭs ahr-tē'rē-ōsŭs)
A congenital cardiovascular anomaly resulting from failure of development of the spiral septum and consisting of a common arterial trunk opening out of both ventricles, the pulmonary arteries being given off from the ascending common trunk.
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P Kukreti, "Persistent truncus arteriosus communis in a two-year-old steer," Veterinary Record, vol.
It is the result of incomplete separation of the aortopulmonary trunk, even though the differentiation of the semilunar valves is completed; the presence of the semilunar valves is necessary to differentiate diagnosis from persistent truncus arteriosus (6).
The most common types of CVMs include atrial or ventricular septal defects, transposition of the great vessels, persistent truncus arteriosus, teratology of Fallot, and coarctations.
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