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Year : 2018  |  Volume : 28  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 45-47

Hypoplasia or Absence of Posterior Leaflet: A Rare Congenital Anomaly of The Mitral Valve in Adulthood – Case Series

1 Cardiology Unit of Emergency Department, Madonna Del Soccorso Hospital, San Benedetto Del Tronto, Sassari, Italy
2 Cardiac Rehabilitation Unit, SS. Annunziata University Hospital, Sassari, Italy

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Prof. Vito Maurizio Parato
Cardiology Unit of Emergency Department, Madonna del Soccorso Hospital, 4-7, Via Manara, 63074, San Benedetto Del Tronto
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/jcecho.jcecho_73_17

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We present a case series of two adult patients with almost complete absence of the posterior mitral valve leaflet and who are asymptomatic or mildly symptomatic, with two different degrees of mitral regurgitation.

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