Congenitally corrected transposition of the great arteries

What causes congenitally corrected transposition of the great arteries?

Currently the cause of congenitally corrected transposition of the great arteries is not known. Limited data suggests that air pollutants and hair dye may act as environmental risk factors for this rare defect. Also, having a family history of this heart defect is a risk factor. It has been estimated that the recurrence risk in siblings is around 3% to 5%.

Last updated on 05-01-20

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Congenitally corrected transposition of the great arteries

You can view an Image of congenitally corrected transposition of the great vessels on the MayoClinic.com Web site. To view click on "Image" above.

Last updated on 04-27-20

Name: American Heart Association 7272 Greenville Avenue
Dallas, TX, 75231-4596, United States
Phone: 214-570-5978 Toll Free: 800-242-8721 Email: https://www.heart.org/en/forms/general-questions-and-latest-research-information Url: https://www.heart.org
Name: Mended Hearts, Inc. 8150 N. Central Expressway, M2248
Dallas, TX, 75206, United States
Phone: 214-206-9259 Toll Free: 888-HEART99 Fax : 214-295-9552 Email: info@mendedhearts.org Url: http://www.mendedhearts.org
Name: The Children's Heart Foundation PO Box 244
Lincolnshire, IL, 60069-0244, United States
Phone: 847-634-6474 Toll Free: 888-248-8140 Email: info@childrensheartfoundation.org Url: http://www.childrensheartfoundation.org/

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