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Anomalous Origin of the Right Pulmonary Artery From the Ascending Aorta in a 10-Month-Old Child

Anomalous origin of the right pulmonary artery from the ascending aorta is a rare congenital deformity associated with poor quality of life and reduced life expectancy. Without a corrective surgery, less than one third of cases will live to see their sixth month. We report a case of a 10-month-old male child from Tanzania who presented with a 6-month history of recurrent respiratory tract infections, mild effort intolerance, and failure to thrive.

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