Cardiovascular Malformations in Congenital Rubella Syndrome: A Case Report


avatar Fatemeh Vaziri 1 , *


how to cite: Vaziri F . Cardiovascular Malformations in Congenital Rubella Syndrome: A Case Report. Multidiscip Cardio Annal. 2011;3(2):e8748.


Congenital rubella syndrome (CRS) has a wide variety of severe systemic complications.
Cardiovascular defects have always been a part of the rubella syndrome. Patent
ductus arteriosus (PDA) remains the most frequent cardiac anomaly. It may occur
alone or accompany other heart defects. Pulmonary stenosis and septal defects have
been noted with greater frequency since the earlier reports. The classic triad is hearing impairment,
heart defect, and cataract.
Here we report an infant girl with classic presentations of CRS. We discuss about her malformations
and compared them with other combination of manifestations in the literature.


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