Pulmonary venous return anomaly


A rare disorder where one or more of the four veins that carry oxygenated blood from the lungs drain to the right atrium of the heart instead of the left atrium. Symptom severity is determined by the number of veins involved and the exact location of the heart that the veins drain into.


* Cyanosis * Respiratory distress * Shortness of breath * Rapid breathing * Rib cage muscle retraction * Grunting * Heart murmur * Hypoxia * Pulmonary hypertension * Enlarged liver


These home medical tests may be relevant to Pulmonary venous return anomaly: * Home Lung Function Tests