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Caseous calcification of the mitral annulus: an underappreciated variant
  1. G M Novaro,
  2. B P Griffin,
  3. D F Hammer

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A 74 year old woman was found to have a calcified mass on a plain chest radiograph. Follow up studies identified a large, densely calcified mitral periannular mass, consistent with mitral annular calcification (MAC). Three months later, she presented with the acute onset of lethargy. Initial laboratory studies were remarkable only for an elevated …

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