Definition

What is Baetz-Greenwalt syndrome?

Baetz-Greenwalt syndrome is a rare condition where an infant is born with an underdeveloped right side of the heart which prevents the heart from pumping blood efficiently to the lungs.

How common is Baetz-Greenwalt syndrome?

Baetz-Greenwalt syndrome is extremely uncommon. Please discuss with your doctor for further information.

Symptoms

What are the symptoms of Baetz-Greenwalt syndrome?

The common symptoms of Baetz-Greenwalt syndrome are:

  • Underdeveloped right ventricle
  • Underdeveloped pulmonary artery
  • Absence of tricuspid valve
  • Stenosis of pulmonary artery
  • Absence of pulmonary valve
  • Stenosis of pulmonary valve
  • Blue baby
  • Insufficient blood oxygenation

There may be some symptoms not listed above. If you have any concerns about a symptom, please consult your doctor.

When should I see my doctor?

If you have any signs or symptoms listed above or have any questions, please consult with your doctor. Everyone’s body acts differently. It is always best to discuss with your doctor what is best for your situation.

Causes

What causes Baetz-Greenwalt syndrome?

Please consult with your doctor for further information.

Risk factors

What increases my risk for Baetz-Greenwalt syndrome?

Please consult with your doctor for further information.

Diagnosis & treatment

The information provided is not a substitute for any medical advice. ALWAYS consult with your doctor for more information.

How is Baetz-Greenwalt syndrome diagnosed?

Please consult with your doctor for further information.

How is Baetz-Greenwalt syndrome treated?

Please consult with your doctor for further information.

Lifestyle changes & home remedies

What are some lifestyle changes or home remedies that can help me manage Baetz-Greenwalt syndrome?

If you have any questions, please consult with your doctor to better understand the best solution for you.

Hello Health Group does not provide medical advice, diagnosis or treatment.

Sources

Review Date: January 28, 2018 | Last Modified: January 28, 2018

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