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Traumatic combined valve lesions with aneurysm of the sinus of Valsalva causing late onset of heart failure.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3580226     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A 23 year old man was operated on because severe incompetence of the aortic, mitral, and tricuspid valve caused congestive heart failure five months after a violent steering wheel injury. The following abnormalities were found at operation: a disrupted right coronary cusp, a torn chorda of the anterior mitral leaflet, a dilated tricuspid annulus, and an intimal tear on the aortic root near the right coronary ostium that had developed into an aneurysm of the sinus of Valsalva.
S Nawa; K Kurozumi; S Teramoto
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  British heart journal     Volume:  57     ISSN:  0007-0769     ISO Abbreviation:  Br Heart J     Publication Date:  1987 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1987-07-14     Completed Date:  1987-07-14     Revised Date:  2009-11-18    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0370634     Medline TA:  Br Heart J     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  377-9     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Accidents, Traffic
Aortic Aneurysm / complications*
Heart Failure / etiology*
Heart Injuries / complications*
Heart Valves / injuries
Sinus of Valsalva*

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