Truncus arteriosus type 1 With prenatal diagnosis: A case report

Çetin O., Şen C., Saltık İ. L. , Aydoğan B., Uludağ S.

Perinatal Journal, cilt.18, ss.31-43, 2010 (Diğer Kurumların Hakemli Dergileri)

  • Cilt numarası: 18 Konu: 1
  • Basım Tarihi: 2010
  • Dergi Adı: Perinatal Journal
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.31-43



Truncus Arteriosus complicates approximately 0,01 1000 live births. In this case report we discussed Truncus Arteriosus Type 1 case detected in utero with echocardiographic findings.


A 31 year old pregnant woman at 26 weeks of gestation referred to our clinic. She hasn’t got a consenginous history.According to the fetal echocardiographic findings we diagnosed Truncus Arteriosus Type 1.


The big part of the congenital heart diseaseses occurs in pregnancies with no risc factors. If we visualized the subaortic ventricular septal defect in the fetal heart, we can detected the associated abnormalities; such as Truncus Arteriosus.


Truncus Arteriosus, Congenital Heart Anomalies, Fetal Echocardiography