Related Conditions and Treatments
22q11.2 Deletion Syndrome (DiGeorge Syndrome)
22q11.2 deletion syndrome is a genetic condition that causes a combination of medical problems. These problems may include heart defects, cleft palate, speech or feeding problems, difficulty fighting infections, low calcium levels, kidney problems, learning or behavioral issues, and facial differences.
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Alagille syndrome causes progressive destruction of the bile ducts.
Aortic Valve Stenosis
Aortic valve stenosis is a narrowing of the aortic valve that can stop blood from flowing properly out of the heart.
Arrhythmias in Children
An arrhythmia is an abnormal rhythm of the heart, which can cause the heart to pump less effectively.
Arrhythmogenic cardiomyopathy is a condition when heart rhythm disturbances precede the classical changes in the heart muscle seen in cardiomyopathy.
Barth syndrome is metabolic disorder that affects the heart, muscles, immune system, and growth. It almost always occurs in boys.
Birth Defects and Congenital Anomalies
A birth defect is a health problem or a physical abnormality.
Catecholaminergic Polymorphic Ventricular Tachycardia
Catecholaminergic polymorphic ventricular tachycardia (CPVT) is an inherited cardiac condition that causes sudden rhythm disturbances in otherwise healthy children.
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Congenital Heart Defects
A congenital heart defect is a structural problem of the heart that develops during pregnancy.
A heart tumor, also known as a cardiac tumor, is a rare, abnormal growth that develops in the heart.
Kabuki syndrome is a rare congenital disorder.
Loeys-Dietz syndrome is a rare, genetic condition that affects the formation of a child’s connective tissue.
Long QT Syndrome
Long QT Syndrome (LQTS) is an inherited condition that affects the heart’s electrical rhythm and can cause fast, erratic heartbeats.
Marfan syndrome is a genetic disorder that causes the body's connective tissues to be weaker than they should be.
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS)
Tetralogy of Fallot (TOF) with Pulmonary Atresia
Tetralogy of Fallot (TOF) with pulmonary atresia is a more severe form of TOF, where the heart’s anatomy prevents enough oxygen-poor (blue) blood from flowing to the lungs to receive oxygen.
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Turner syndrome is a genetic disorder that affects females who have a missing or incomplete X chromosome.
Williams syndrome is a rare developmental disorder that can affect many parts of the body, including the heart and blood vessels.