Aortopulmonary Window | Symptoms & Causes

What are the symptoms of aortopulmonary window?

Babies with an aortopulmonary window generally don’t feed well, have rapid breathing, are irritable and tire easily. Other symptoms include:

  • delayed growth
  • rapid heartbeat
  • respiratory infections

What are the causes of aortopulmonary window?

Aortopulmonary window occurs due to the abnormal development of the heart’s major blood vessels during early fetal growth. In most cases, this heart defect occurs by chance, with no clear reason.