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Aortopulmonary Septal Defect

A developmental abnormality in which the spiral (aortopulmonary) septum failed to completely divide the TRUNCUS ARTERIOSUS into ASCENDING AORTA and PULMONARY ARTERY. This abnormal communication between the two major vessels usually lies above their respective valves (AORTIC VALVE; PULMONARY VALVE).

Year introduced: 1991(1984)

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Tree Number(s): C14.240.400.560.098, C14.280.400.560.098, C16.131.240.400.560.098

MeSH Unique ID: D001028

Entry Terms:

  • Aorticopulmonary Septal Defects
  • Septal Defects, Aortopulmonary
  • Septal Defect, Aorticopulmonary
  • Septal Defect, Aortopulmonary
  • Septal Defects, Aorticopulmonary
  • Aorticopulmonary Septal Defect
  • Aortopulmonary Septal Defects

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