Scimitar syndrome

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What is Scimitar syndrome?

Scimitar Syndrome occurs when a child is born with veins that are not connected properly between the right lung and the left side of the heart. It is usually identified via x-ray as patients may be asymptomatic. Surgical correction is used to treat this condition.

Common symptoms reported by people with Scimitar syndrome

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, fatigue, pain, and stress) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people with Scimitar syndrome

Treatment name(s)
Type
How many have tried
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Aspirin Low Dose)
Type
Over the Counter Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Scimitar syndrome (1)

Data from patients with Scimitar syndrome, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Compare treatments taken by people with Scimitar syndrome

Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Total evaluations
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Aspirin Low Dose)
Perceived effectiveness
for Scimitar syndrome (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
Scimitar syndrome (1)
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Data from patients with Scimitar syndrome, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Who has Scimitar syndrome on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 1
20s 1
30s 1
40s 1
50s 0
60s 0
70+ 0
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 2
20-29 years 0
30-39 years 0
40-49 years 0
50-59 years 0
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Sex

Distribution of sex

100% Female
0% Male

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 3
Not Diagnosed 0

These charts show data from Scimitar syndrome patients who have completed their condition history
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