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Year : 2019  |  Volume : 3  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 27-29

Isolated parachute mitral valve detected by two-dimensional echocardiography and cardiac magnetic resonance imaging in asymptomatic healthy adult

Department of Medicine and Cardiology, Dr. D. Y. Patil Medical College and Hospital Research Centre, Kolhapur, Maharashtra, India

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Sushama Krishnat Jotkar
5 A Survey Colony, Radhanagari Road, Kolhapur - 416 012, Maharashtra
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/jiae.jiae_28_18

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A 55 year old female patient presented for preoperative evaluation for vaginal hysterectomy. Preoperative transthoracic echocardiography revealed mitral valve (MV) abnormality, with only one papillary muscle having parachute appearance. Her cardiac magnetic resonance imaging with contrast confirmed the MV abnormality. Since she was hemodynamically stable, she underwent hysterectomy uneventfully.

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