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Mitral Valve Aneurysm: A Rare Complication of Aortic Valve Endocarditis

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Alireza Moaref 1 , Y Mahmoody 1 , * , Mohammad Ali Ostovan 1

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1 Cardiovascular Research Center, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran

How to Cite: Moaref A , Mahmoody Y , Ostovan M A. Mitral Valve Aneurysm: A Rare Complication of Aortic Valve Endocarditis, Int Cardio Res J. 2009 ; 2(1):e68632.

ARTICLE INFORMATION

International Cardiovascular Research Journal: 2 (1); e68632
Published Online: March 31, 2008
Article Type: Case Report
Received: March 14, 2018
Accepted: March 31, 2008

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Abstract

A 20-year-old intravenous drug abuser man, refered to our hospital with dyspnea and orthopnea. Tranesophageal
echocardiography revealed severe aortic regurgitation, healed vegetation of aortic valve and an aneurysm of the
anterior leaflet of the mitral valve. The patient was discharged after aortic valve replacement and mitral valve
repair.

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