Mitral heart

Case contributed by Dr Ian Bickle

Presentation

Known cardiac patient short of breath

Patient Data

Age: 75
Gender: Male
X-ray

Cardiomegaly

Double right heart border

Widening of the sub-carinal angle

Prominent left atrial appendage

Pericardial calcification

Median sternotomy and MVR

Case Discussion

Mitral heart is due to mitral stenosis.

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Case information

rID: 22408
Case created: 30th Mar 2013
Last edited: 28th Mar 2017
System: Cardiac
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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