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Two unusual congenital anomalies of the tricuspid valve.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  2095825     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
We describe two unusual congenital anomalies of the tricuspid valve discovered incidentally at autopsy. One is an abnormal attachment of the tricuspid septal leaflet to one of two posterior papillary muscles with a concomitant fusion of the right ventricular septal and anterior papillary muscles in a patient with ectodermal dysplasia. The other involves a fenestration defect of the septal leaflet of the tricuspid valve in a patient with aortic stenosis, coronary artery atherosclerosis, and cardiac amyloidosis.
R A Prayson; N B Ratliff
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The American journal of cardiovascular pathology     Volume:  3     ISSN:  0887-8005     ISO Abbreviation:  Am J Cardiovasc Pathol     Publication Date:  1990  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1991-07-17     Completed Date:  1991-07-17     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8702438     Medline TA:  Am J Cardiovasc Pathol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  189-94     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Pathology, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, OH 44195-5138.
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MeSH Terms
Amyloidosis / pathology
Aortic Valve Stenosis / pathology
Cardiomyopathies / pathology
Coronary Artery Disease / pathology
Diseases in Twins
Ectodermal Dysplasia / pathology
Papillary Muscles / abnormalities
Tricuspid Valve / abnormalities*

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