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Ruptured sinus of Valsalva aneurysm
  1. F Osman,
  2. S Qaisar,
  3. M Pitt

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A 52 year old man with hypertension was admitted with a history of sudden onset palpitations, light headedness, and breathlessness. On examination he was apyrexial with a blood pressure of 113/52 mm Hg and pulse rate 110 beats per minute. He had soft systolic and early diastolic murmurs with normal chest auscultation; there was no haemodynamic discrepancy between left and right sides or stigmata of …

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