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Formation of an Ostium Secundum Atrial Septal Defect

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OPENPediatrics Staff

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A secundum atrial septal defect (ASD) represents a deficiency of septum primum that does not extend far enough to overlap with septum secundum, resulting in an ASD. 

Last reviewed: June 2, 2015.

Topics: Cardiology Neonatology

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