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    What causes 2.5 mm hole in the heart of a child?

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Posted on Thu, 20 Jul 2017 in Hypertension and Heart Disease
Question: Hi...
I am xxxxxxxxx XXXXXXX In my family one of new born baby girl reported for heart hole Issue.Though the size of hole is very small around 2.5mm. Please advice for future action or treatment process.
Baby echo report is enclosed here for your ready reference.


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xxxxxxxxxxx XXXXXXX
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Answered by Dr. Sagar Makode 31 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Needs observation and follow up echoes

Detailed Answer:
Hello,
Since it's a very small VSD, there is 60-70 percent chance that this will close spontaneously. At this stage, just observation is necessary and no active treatment is needed. You need to get repeat echo done after three months.
Hope this helps you and get back if you have any doubts.
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