PA

Alternative names
Pulmonary atresia

Definition
Pulmonary atresia is an extremely rare form of congenital heart disease. It involves severe narrowing or complete obstruction of the pulmonary valves (the valves at the outlet of the right ventricle).

Also check Pulmonary atresia.

Johns Hopkins patient information

Last revised: December 3, 2012
by Levon Ter-Markosyan, D.M.D.

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