Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Atrial Septal Defect Symptoms

Most children with atrial septal defect do not have symptoms.

Symptoms of atrial septal defect in an adult include:

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Last Updated: Apr 16, 2010 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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PubMed Atrial Septal Defect References
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