Cyanotic Heart Disease: Tests and Diagnosis


How is cyanotic heart disease diagnosed?

Your child's doctor may suspect cyanotic heart disease after listening to your child's heart and lungs with a stethoscope, or by noticing their blue appearance. Your child may then be referred to the Children's Hospital Colorado Heart Institute for further tests to confirm the diagnosis and determine the underlying cause.

Common tests include:

Helpful resources:

To read more about cyanotic heart disease, visit The National Institutes of Health website.