What are the signs and symptoms of truncus arteriosus?
Children with truncus arteriosus are usually diagnosed early in life. Sometimes children develop a blue color on their skin and lips. This is called cyanosis, and it is a sign that not enough oxygenated blood is getting to a child’s body. You should call your doctor immediately if you notice signs of cyanosis.
Other symptoms of truncus arteriosus are:
- Shortness of breath, especially during feeding
- Sleepiness and fatigue
- Poor weight gain
- Sweatiness, especially during feeding