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CASE REPORT
Year : 2018  |  Volume : 28  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 133-137

Chronic severe mitral regurgitation with normal left ventricular size – A case with coexisting atrial septal defect


Department of Internal Medicine, College of Medicine, Imam Abdulrahman Bin Faisal University, Dammam 31441, Saudi Arabia

Correspondence Address:
Sami Nimer Ghazal
Department of Internal Medicine, College of Medicine, Imam Abdulrahman Bin Faisal University, P. O. Box 1982, Dammam 31441
Saudi Arabia
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/jcecho.jcecho_74_17

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Severe chronic mitral regurgitation (MR) is known to cause left ventricular volume overload and subsequently left ventricular dilatation. Here, we present a case of a 68-year-old man with severe chronic MR which happened to coexist with atrial septal defect of secundum type leading to the right ventricular dilatation.


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