What Is Congenital Heart Condition?

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What are the congenital heart conditions? What are the typical symptoms?

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Congenital heart condition stands for congenital heart disease. It refers to any defect of the heart present from birth. The symptoms of CHD vary from individuals, ranging from none to life-threatening. It includes structural defects, congenital arrhythmias, and cardiomyopathies. Congenital heart conditions can be very dangerous because the symptoms vary severe as time passes by. At least eight in every 1,000 babies are born with a heart or circulatory condition and only a quarter of these are detected by ultrasound scans.

 

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