Image of the Week: Rapid Breathing and Blue Lips in a Syrian Boy - Clinical Advisor

Image of the Week: Rapid Breathing and Blue Lips in a Syrian Boy

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A 7-year-old Syrian refugee is brought to the emergency department with deep, rapid breathing and blue lips. His mother mentions that he has a history of these episodes and usually finds relief by sitting on the floor. Examination reveals a prominent right ventricular heave and an occasional systolic thrill.

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