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Patent ductus arteriosus » Thorax Q25.0

Definition:

Patent ductus arteriosus in newborns weighting less than 2,500 g or born at altitudes above 2,000 meters above sea level are not to be registered as congenital malformation.

Notes:

Do not register the patent ductus arteriosus as a congenital malformation, when it occurs in preterm infants or at an altitude above 2000 meters.

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No clinical findings.

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