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Vascular ringVVascular ringVascular ringEnglishCardiologyChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)HeartCardiovascular systemConditions and diseasesAdult (19+)NA2009-12-04T05:00:00ZFraser Golding, MD, FRCPC8.0000000000000057.0000000000000134.000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>Read about vascular rings, which are blood vessels that develop, surround, and squeeze nearby structures such as the windpipe.</p><p>A vascular ring is a blood vessel that develops, surrounds, and squeezes nearby structures such as the trachea (windpipe). These rings, which result from the abnormal development of the aortic arch, can cause respiratory or feeding problems.</p><h2> Key points </h2> <ul><li>A vascular ring can be difficult to diagnose because it does not present symptoms typical of a heart condition.</li> <li> Children who have symptoms will have surgery to open up the ring.</li></ul>
Anneau vasculaireAAnneau vasculaireVascular RingFrenchCardiologyChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)HeartCardiovascular systemConditions and diseasesAdult (19+)NA2009-12-04T05:00:00ZFraser Golding, MD, FRCPC8.0000000000000057.0000000000000134.000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>Informez-vous sur les anneaux vasculaires, des vaisseaux sanguins qui se développent, entourent et compriment les structures avoisinantes telles que la trachée.</p><p>Un anneau vasculaire est un vaisseau sanguin qui se développe, entoure et comprime les structures à proximité telles que la trachée. Ces anneaux, qui découlent du développement anormal de l’arc aortique, peuvent causer des problèmes respiratoires ou d’alimentation. </p><h2> À retenir </h2> <ul><li> Un anneau vasculaire peut être difficile à diagnostiquer parce qu’il ne présente pas les symptômes typiques d’une maladie cardiaque. </li> <li> Chez les enfants qui ont des symptômes, on pratique une chirurgie pour ouvrir l’anneau. </li> </ul>

 

 

Vascular ring1625.00000000000Vascular ringVascular ringVEnglishCardiologyChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)HeartCardiovascular systemConditions and diseasesAdult (19+)NA2009-12-04T05:00:00ZFraser Golding, MD, FRCPC8.0000000000000057.0000000000000134.000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>Read about vascular rings, which are blood vessels that develop, surround, and squeeze nearby structures such as the windpipe.</p><p>A vascular ring is a blood vessel that develops, surrounds, and squeezes nearby structures such as the trachea (windpipe). These rings, which result from the abnormal development of the aortic arch, can cause respiratory or feeding problems.</p><h2> Key points </h2> <ul><li>A vascular ring can be difficult to diagnose because it does not present symptoms typical of a heart condition.</li> <li> Children who have symptoms will have surgery to open up the ring.</li></ul><p>Vascular rings make up about 1% of all heart defects. They are sometimes seen in newborns, though usually a bit later in life. </p> <h2>How is a vascular ring diagnosed?</h2> <p>Sometimes there are no symptoms, and sometimes the child experiences breathing and swallowing difficulties; a cough is frequent. A vascular ring can be difficult to diagnose because the symptoms are not typical of a heart condition. </p> <p>A chest X-ray, echocardiogram, CT scan or MRI may be done to diagnose a vascular ring. </p> <h2>How is a vascular ring treated?</h2> <p>Where there are symptoms, surgery is done to open up the ring.</p>Vascular ring

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