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Congenital Heart Defect

1% of babies are born with congenital heart defects, wherein the structure of the heart is abnormal. 1 in 4 of these have critical defects that usually require a procedure or corrective surgery in infancy and some can be fatal if not recognized and treated promptly in the newborn period.

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Bottom Line: Approach to cyanotic congenital heart disease in the newborn

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This document summarizes causes, symptoms, and management of cyanosis in newborns.