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[An isolated cleft of the anterior leaflet of the mitral valve—a case report]

Ireneusz Jedliński, Mariusz Kulczak, Paweł Bugajski, Ryszard Kalawski, Kajetan Poprawski, Marek Słomczyński
Kardiologia Polska 2009, 67 (12): 1403-5
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A case of 44-year-old female, with an isolated mitral cleft, a rare congenital cause of mitral insufficiency is presented. The echocardiogram showed the presence of mild mitral regurgitation and a cleft of the anterior mitral valve leaflet was evident. Transesophageal echocardiography confirmed those findings. There were no other anomalies.

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