Galactosemia Echocardiography and Ultrasound

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Echocardiography is not useful in the diagnosis of galactosemia. On the other hand, ultrasonography provides useful information.

Echocardiographic features

Echocardiography is usually normal in galactosemia.

Ultrasound findings


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