Congenital Bicuspid Aortic Valve Enodocarditis with Multiple Subvalvular Complications and an Acquired Membranous Ventricular Septal Defect

Jason Zelenka, Rami Akel, Stephen G. Sawada, Jo Mahenthiran

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Abstract

We report a case with echocardiographic demonstration of native congenital bicuspid aortic valve endocarditis with multiple subaortic complications. Transesophageal echocardiography in this case revealed large vegetations with multiloculated aortic paravalvular abscess around the cusps; a high-acquired restrictive membranous ventricular septal defect with vegetations extending to the tricuspid leaflets and paravalvular aortic regurgitation caused by aortic leaflet perforation.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1201-1203
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of the American Society of Echocardiography
Volume16
Issue number11
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 2003

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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