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Quadricuspid aortic valve; a rare cause of aortic insufficiency
  1. S Basavarajaiah,
  2. R S Uberoi,
  3. S Sharma
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An asymptomatic 32-year-old Afro-Caribbean gentleman underwent transthoracic echocardiography after a routine cardiovascular examination identified an early diastolic murmur. Severe aortic insufficiency in the background of a quadricuspid aortic valve was seen on the echocardiography (figs 1 and 2; videos …

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  • ▸ Video 1 (transoesophageal echocardiography showing four cusps of the aortic valve) and 2 (transoesophageal echocardiography showing aortic regurgitation) are published online only at