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A case of orthodeoxia platypnoea in a patient with adult polycystic kidney and liver disease with a patent foramen ovale


Abstract We describe a case of a patient with polycystic kidney and liver disease presenting with a 4 year history of shortness of breath. This was caused by a liver cyst pressing on the inferior vena cava, right atrium and ventricle, leading to a right to left shunt across a…

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