Acute rupture of a sinus of Valsalva aneurysm into the right atrium: a case report and a narrative review
作者: Ata DoostJulie-Ann CraigSiang Yong Soh
作者单位: 1Department of Cardiology, Royal Perth Hospital, 6000, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
2Department of Cardiology, Calvary Public Hospital, 2617, Bruce, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
刊名: BMC Cardiovascular Disorders, 2020, Vol.20 (1), pp.73-81
来源数据库: Springer Nature Journal
DOI: 10.1186/s12872-020-01383-7
关键词: Sinus of ValsalvaAneurysmAortic aneurysmCongenital heart disease
原始语种摘要: Abstract(#br)Background(#br)Sinus of Valsalva aneurysm (SVA) is a rare cardiac anomaly which has potential for spontaneous rupture into other cardiac chambers or the pericardial space (depending on its location). A ruptured SVA has a very poor prognosis with high morbidity and mortality. The development of a shunt between the sinus of Valsalva and right-sided cardiac chambers results in a continuous murmur on examination. Our case report is a case of SVA rupture into the right atrium. Case presentation(#br)In this case report, we describe a 23-year-old patient with an acute onset of chest pain, shortness of breath, palpitations and dizziness starting 2 days prior to presentation to the emergency department. The patient was initially treated for presumed pulmonary embolism overnight while...
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