Medical Question of the Day- 26

A 34-year old woman delivered a girl at her 37-week gestational age through a normal delivery two hours ago. Examination of the newborn girl reveals pink skin, red reflex in both eyes, high arched palate, webbed neck, swollen hands and feet and widely spaced nipples. Heart and lungs auscultation is unremarkable except for a systolic murmur below the left scapula.

Which of the following congenital heart diseases is most likely found in this patient?

A – Atrial septal defect

B – Ventricular septal defect

C – Coarctation of the aorta

D – Tetralogy of Fallot

E – Transposition of great vessels


This presentation is typical for Turner’s syndrome. Coarctation of the aorta is the most common congenital heart disease seen in this condition.

The correct answer is C

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