Mitral heart

Case contributed by Dr Henry Knipe


Follow-up from clinic.

Patient Data

Age: 16
Gender: Female

Cardiomegaly with double right heart border. Prominent left atrial appendage and pulmonary outflow silhouettes. Splayed carina. 


Findings in keeping with mitral valve disease

Case Discussion

This patient had a history of mitral stenosis complicated by pulmonary arterial hypertension. The findings are typical for a "mitral heart". 

Case with thanks to Professor Oliver Hennessy. 

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Case information

rID: 46733
Published: 15th Jul 2016
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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