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Pseudoaneurysm of the left ventricle in a young asymptomatic female.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20486962     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
We report a rare case of a 25-year-old asymptomatic female who was referred for evaluation of a cardiac murmur. She had recent history of treatment for pulmonary tuberculosis. On investigation, she was diagnosed with left ventricular pseudoaneurysm (PSA) likely secondary to rupture of myocardial tubercular abscess. She was operated successfully for the left ventricular PSA and was discharged from the hospital in a good condition.
Authors:
Saibal Mukhopadhayay; Jamal Yusuf; Vimal Mehta; Srikanth Nathani; Vikas Goyal
Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Echocardiography (Mount Kisco, N.Y.)     Volume:  27     ISSN:  1540-8175     ISO Abbreviation:  Echocardiography     Publication Date:  2010 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-05-21     Completed Date:  2010-09-20     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8511187     Medline TA:  Echocardiography     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  329-31     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Cardiology, G.B. Pant Hospital, New Delhi, India. nathani_7904@yahoo.co.in
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Aneurysm, False / diagnosis,  surgery,  ultrasonography*
Echocardiography
Female
Heart Murmurs*
Heart Ventricles / ultrasonography*
Humans

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