26 October 2021>: Articles
Platypnea Orthodeoxia Due to a Patent Foramen Ovale and Intrapulmonary Shunting After Severe COVID-19 Pneumonia
Unusual clinical course, Challenging differential diagnosisBlair K. Dodson E* , C. Kendall Major E , Maxwell Grant E , Byung Soo Yoo E , B. Mitchell Goodman E
Am J Case Rep 2021; 22:e933975
Figure 4. Platypnea orthodeoxia syndrome etiology [1,27]. * Patent foramen ovale, atrial septal defect, atrial septal aneurysm with associated septal defect, partial anomalous pulmonary venous return, unroofed coronary sinus, and other possible mechanisms of shunting. Black arrows represent mechanisms of shunting in current case. Orange arrow represents other possible causes in COVID patients. Created using Microsoft Word, Washington, USA and macOs Big Sur operating system Version 11.4.