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Year : 2017  |  Volume : 3  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 109-114

Ruptured sinus of valsalva aneurysm: Clinical case presentation and management

Department of Cardiology, CNC, AIIMS, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi, India

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Nitin Kumar Parashar
7th Floor, Department of Cardiology, CNC, AIIMS, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi - 110 029
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DOI: 10.4103/jpcs.jpcs_27_17

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A 27-year-old female presented with generalized body swelling and progressive shortness of breath for the past 4 months. On examination, she had a loud continuous murmur, elevated jugular venous pressure, and gross ascites. The examination findings, electrocardiogram, chest radiography, and echocardiogram are discussed in a step-wise manner to arrive at a diagnosis and plan of management of a patient with ruptured sinus of Valsalva aneurysm is discussed along with review of relevant literature.

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