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Myxomatous mitral valve degeneration complicating asymptomatic cor triatriatum.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  2912609     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Cor triatriatum presenting in adulthood is extremely rare. This paper reports a case of cor triatriatum initially masquerading as mitral stenosis, which was later complicated by myxomatous mitral valve degeneration with severe regurgitation, which necessitated mitral valvular replacement. To the authors' knowledge, such a combination has not been reported in the literature.
Authors:
C K Wong; W H Leung; C H Cheng; C P Lau; D L Cheung
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Clinical cardiology     Volume:  12     ISSN:  0160-9289     ISO Abbreviation:  Clin Cardiol     Publication Date:  1989 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1989-03-03     Completed Date:  1989-03-03     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7903272     Medline TA:  Clin Cardiol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  48-50     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Medicine, University of Hong Kong, Queen Mary Hospital.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Cor Triatriatum / chemically induced,  complications*
Diagnosis, Differential
Heart Valve Diseases / complications,  pathology
Humans
Male
Middle Aged
Mitral Valve / pathology*
Mitral Valve Stenosis / diagnosis
Comments/Corrections
Erratum In:
Clin Cardiol 1989 Mar;12(3):176

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