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Symptoms of pulmonary atresia are noticeable shortly after a baby’s birth. The most obvious symptom is a bluish tint to the skin, called cyanosis. Other common symptoms include:
If your baby’s pediatrician notices any of these symptoms, he or she will order testing right away.
There is no clear cause for this condition. When a baby has pulmonary atresia, the pulmonary valve simply doesn’t develop properly during the first weeks of heart development.
In some cases, congenital heart defects may have a genetic link, either due to a defect in a gene or a chromosome abnormality — causing heart problems to occur more often in certain families.
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