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Gaceta Médica Boliviana

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MAITA QUISPE, Freddy  and  VIDAL QUINTANILLA, Nicole. Endocardial Fibroelastosis Prenatal Diagnosis. Gac Med Bol [online]. 2021, vol.44, n.2, pp.271-273. ISSN 1012-2966.

Endocardial fibroelastosis is a congenital heart disease characterized by diffuse thickening of the endocardium, this conditions a dilated cardiomyopathy in most cases or less frequent restrictive cardiomyopathy. It can be a primary pathology or secondary to other cardiac malformations, especially a stenosis or atresia of the aorta. The global incidence at birth is estimated to be 1 in 5 000 and 4 in 100 congenital heart disease. The clinical case of a 37-year-old pregnant woman is presented, who was admitted at 19.1 weeks of pregnancy in Hospital Obrero N ° 2 in Cochabamba-Bolivia, due to the prenatal ultrasound diagnosis of structural fetal heart disease, endocardial fibroelastosis.

Keywords : endocardial fibroelastosis; congenital heart defects; hypoplastic left heart syndrome; prenatal diagnosis.

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