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Unruptured aneurysm of the left sinus of Valsalva presenting with atrial fibrillation.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7814187     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Congenital aneurysms arising from the left sinus of Valsalva are extremely uncommon, and when unruptured often asymptomatic. Abnormalities of rhythm are more commonly associated with dilatation of the right coronary sinus although the reason for this is unclear. We report the first case of an unruptured aneurysm involving the left sinus of Valsalva presenting with paroxysmal atrial fibrillation. Two-dimensional echocardiography confirmed the diagnosis.
J T Walsh; R Andrews
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  International journal of cardiology     Volume:  46     ISSN:  0167-5273     ISO Abbreviation:  Int. J. Cardiol.     Publication Date:  1994 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1995-02-03     Completed Date:  1995-02-03     Revised Date:  2006-07-12    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8200291     Medline TA:  Int J Cardiol     Country:  IRELAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  297-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Queen's Medical Centre, Nottingham, UK.
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MeSH Terms
Aortic Aneurysm / complications*,  congenital,  ultrasonography
Atrial Fibrillation / etiology*
Sinus of Valsalva*

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