Aortic valve stenosis in a case of bicuspid aortic valve

Case contributed by Dr Sajoscha A. Sorrentino

Presentation

Patient presented with no symptoms for a general check up examination.

Patient Data

Age: 45 years
Gender: Female

Aortic valve stenosis in a case of bicuspid aortic valve

Case Discussion

Bicuspid aortic valve: deformed aortic valves with two functional leaflets or cusps which are often unequal in size (60%). a calcified bicuspid aortic valve is considered the most frequent form of adult aortic valve stenosis.

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