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Ruptured aneurysm of aortic sinus of Valsalva into right ventricle.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  498834     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
We report a patient with ruptured aneurysm of the aortic sinus of Valsalva into the right ventricle, whose heart murmur represented only a diastolic element without aortic regurgitation. Surgery revealed a small opening through myocardium of the ventricular septum without ventricular septal defect. During systole, the opening was constricted and presumably closed with myocardial contraction, and left-to-right shunt might have occurred only in diastole. This might lead to only a diastolic murmur.
N Anzai; M Yamada; N Fijii; Y Kazama; S Miyazawa
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Chest     Volume:  76     ISSN:  0012-3692     ISO Abbreviation:  Chest     Publication Date:  1979 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1980-01-24     Completed Date:  1980-01-24     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0231335     Medline TA:  Chest     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  594-6     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Aortic Aneurysm / diagnosis*,  physiopathology
Aortic Rupture / diagnosis*,  physiopathology
Aortic Valve Insufficiency
Heart Murmurs
Heart Ventricles
Sinus of Valsalva*

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