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- mitral-aortic intervalvular fibrosa [MAIF] pseudoaneurysm
- pseudo mitral regurgitation [MR]
- supra-annular mitral regurgitation [MR]
- Infective endocarditis
A 23-year-old man of Asian origin presented with history of palpitations on exertion for the past 1 year, associated with mild exertional dyspnoea. There was no history of angina, syncope, ongoing fever or cachexia. There was history of prolonged febrile illness 2 years back lasting nearly 2 months, of which no details were available, apart from the fact that he was treated with intravenous drugs for nearly 6 weeks followed by antituberculous therapy for 6 months. There was no history of chest trauma or surgery. There was no history of congenital heart disease or acute rheumatic fever in the past. Clinical examination revealed …
Contributors AP was involved in the preparation and review of the manuscript. STC and PVG were involved in the review of the manuscript.
Funding The authors have not declared a specific grant for this research from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.
Competing interests None declared.
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Patient consent for publication Obtained.