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Scimitar Syndrome (Anomalous Connection of the Right Pulmonary Vein to the Inferior Vena Cava)

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An anomalous connection between the right pulmonary vein and the inferior vena cava is termed the scimitar syndrome due to its resemblance to the Turkish sword on an AP chest X-ray.

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