Which findings on chest radiograph are characteristic of tetralogy of Fallot (TOF)?

Updated: Nov 13, 2018
  • Author: Shabir Bhimji, MD, PhD; Chief Editor: Yasmine S Ali, MD, FACC, FACP, MSCI  more...
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Chest radiographs have the following attributes:

  • May be normal or depict cardiomegaly and prominent RV shadowing

  • Although the classic boot-shaped heart (coeur en sabot) is the hallmark of the disorder in infants, this shape of the heart may not be seen in adult patients.

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