Article Text

PDF

Echocardiographic findings in prolapsed aortic cusp with vegetation.
  1. M F Shiu,
  2. D J Coltart,
  3. M V Braimbridge

    Abstract

    A patient with severe aortic regurgitation showed abnormal echoes in the left ventricular outflow tract compatible with aortic vegetation or flail aortic cusp. At operation, a pedunculated vegetation on a prolapsed aortic cusp was found. The case illustrates some of the pitfalls in the echocardiographic distinction of the two conditions.

    Statistics from Altmetric.com

    Request permissions

    If you wish to reuse any or all of this article please use the link below which will take you to the Copyright Clearance Center’s RightsLink service. You will be able to get a quick price and instant permission to reuse the content in many different ways.