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Successful management of multiple infected sub-mitral aneurysms of left ventricle


1 Department of CTVS, Cardio-thoracic center, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
2 Department of cardiology, Cardio-thoracic center, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India

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Balram Airan
Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi - 110 029
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DOI: 10.4103/0974-2069.126555

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Year : 2014  |  Volume : 7  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 45-48

 

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Sub-mitral aneurysms are rarely reported clinical entity. Though a variety of etiologies are proposed, congenital weakness of the mitral valve annulus is the most widely accepted one. A 17-year-old boy with sub-mitral aneurysm presented with severe mitral regurgitation, which was diagnosed by echocardiography and successfully managed surgically. The aneurysm wall was positive for Staphylococcus aureus, and patient was treated with intensive antibiotics.






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1 Department of CTVS, Cardio-thoracic center, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
2 Department of cardiology, Cardio-thoracic center, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India

Correspondence Address:
Balram Airan
Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi - 110 029
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/0974-2069.126555

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Sub-mitral aneurysms are rarely reported clinical entity. Though a variety of etiologies are proposed, congenital weakness of the mitral valve annulus is the most widely accepted one. A 17-year-old boy with sub-mitral aneurysm presented with severe mitral regurgitation, which was diagnosed by echocardiography and successfully managed surgically. The aneurysm wall was positive for Staphylococcus aureus, and patient was treated with intensive antibiotics.






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