Pediatric Cor Triatriatum Differential Diagnoses

Updated: Dec 18, 2020
  • Author: M Silvana Horenstein, MD; Chief Editor: Stuart Berger, MD  more...
  • Print

Diagnostic Considerations

Important considerations

Do not fail to diagnose cor triatriatum and other structural abnormalities in children with pulmonary hypertensive disease.

Special concerns

Patients should have an experienced congenital cardiac surgeon to treat this rare lesion. One of the few late complications is recurrence secondary to incomplete resection of the intra-atrial diaphragm.

Differential Diagnoses