Multidisciplinary Cardiovascular Annals

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Two Cases of Scimitar Syndrome: An Adolescent and an Older Adult with Late Diagnosis

Gholamreza Omrani 1 , Maziar Gholampour Dehaki 1 , Reza Abbaszadeh 1 , Ali Sadeghpour Tabaee 1 and Hassan Tatari 1 , *
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1 Rajaie Cardiovascular Medical and Research Center, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
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  • Multidisciplinary Cardiovascular Annals: 10 (1); e84007
  • Published Online: May 28, 2019
  • Article Type: Case Report
  • Received: September 7, 2018
  • Revised: May 19, 2019
  • Accepted: May 22, 2019
  • DOI: 10.5812/mca.84007

To Cite: Omrani G, Gholampour Dehaki M, Abbaszadeh R, Sadeghpour Tabaee A, Tatari H. Two Cases of Scimitar Syndrome: An Adolescent and an Older Adult with Late Diagnosis, Multidiscip Cardio Annal. Online ahead of Print ; 10(1):e84007. doi: 10.5812/mca.84007.

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1. Introduction
2. Case Presentation
3. Discussion
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