Transposition of the great arteries

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What is transposition of the great arteries?

Transposition of the great arteries is a rare heart defect present at birth (congenital), in which the two main arteries leaving the heart are reversed (transposed). This changes the way blood circulates through the body, leaving a shortage of oxygen-rich blood in the body.

Common symptoms reported by people with transposition of the great arteries

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Treatments taken by people with transposition of the great arteries

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Who has transposition of the great arteries on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 2
20s 8
30s 5
40s 3
50s 2
60s 0
70+ 0
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 5
20-29 years 0
30-39 years 0
40-49 years 0
50-59 years 0
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 6
Female 13

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 8
Not Diagnosed 2

These charts show data from transposition of the great arteries patients who have completed their condition history
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