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INTERESTING CASE REPORT
Year : 2019  |  Volume : 3  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 93-96

A rare combination of anomalous origin of right pulmonary artery from the ascending aorta with congenital tricuspid valve anomaly and severe tricuspid regurgitation


Department of Cardiology, Government Medical College, Kozhikode, Kerala, India

Correspondence Address:
Rakesh Koranchery
Department of Cardiology, Government Medical College, Kozhikode - 673 008, Kerala
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/jiae.jiae_43_18

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Anomalous origin of a pulmonary artery (PA) from the aorta is a rare presentation in adulthood. As these patients invariably develop severe pulmonary hypertension in infancy itself, prognosis is poor. Here, we present a patient with anomalous origin of right PA from the aorta and congenital tricuspid valve anomaly with severe tricuspid regurgitation, a very rare combination surviving to adult life.


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