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CASE REPORT
Year : 2016  |  Volume : 26  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 104-105

Aortic stenosis: A routine diagnosis with a rare cause


Department of Cardiology, Cardiovascular Research Center, Quaem Hospital, Mashhad, Iran

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Atooshe Rohani
Cardiovascular Research Center, Quaem Hospital, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashad
Iran
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/2211-4122.187965

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A 40-year-old male patient presented with dyspnea on exertion and palpitation from 2 months ago. Physical examination revealed normal vital sign and a systolic murmur grade 3/6 in aortic area. Echocardiography revealed unicuspid aortic valve with an eccentric orifice, calcification, and aortic valve area of 0.9 cm 2 . This case report highlights the usefulness of three-dimensional echocardiography for the determination of number of aortic valve cusps, presence of raphe and morphology of valve.


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