A type of congenital heart disease affecting one of the chambers of the heart and a valve of the heart, usually with atrial septal defect and mitral valve stenosis. The affected person can be born with it or develop later in life.
Symptoms : Symptoms of Lutembacher’s syndrome are classified into major and minor symptoms
Right ventricular overload and right-sided heart failure
Palpiations caused by blood flowing from left atrium to the right atrium causes a higher left atrial pressure and mitral stenosis.
Pulmonary congetion: Blood or fluid pools within the lungs.
Heart sounds: There is a loud mitral S1 and wide fixed split of pulmonary S2.
Systolic and diastolic murmurs: Caused by an increased blood flow through the tricuspid valve due to ASD.
Fatigue: Decreased blood flow to the body.
Reduced tolerance to exercise
Right upper quadrant pain
Ascites (abnormal build up of fluid spaces between abdomen lining and abdominal organs
Paroxysmal nocturnal dyspnea, orthopnea and hemoptysis
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