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 IJCM  Vol.7 No.3 , March 2016
Common Complication in an Uncommon Disease: Presence of Aortic Regurgitation in Patient with Quadricuspid Aortic Valve
Abstract: Background: Congenital heart defect exists from birth but is usually detected in a later stage of life, as in case of quadricuspid aortic valve. A great majority of quadricuspid aortic valves do not have a normal function and often necessitate surgical treatment. Aim: To report a case with quadricuspid aortic valve accompanied with complications. Case Presentation: We present a case of a male detected with quadricuspid aortic valve of four equal sized cusps accompanied by abnormalities, yet managed successfully under conservative treatment. Conclusion: Patients with a quadricuspid aortic valve require careful clinical evaluation and close follow up.
Cite this paper: Naidu Otikunta, A. , Reddy, Y. , Polamuri, P. and Srinivas, R. (2016) Common Complication in an Uncommon Disease: Presence of Aortic Regurgitation in Patient with Quadricuspid Aortic Valve. International Journal of Clinical Medicine, 7, 231-235. doi: 10.4236/ijcm.2016.73024.
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