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Unusual Mechanism and Unusual Combination of Two Common Diseases: Mystery of the Missed Diagnosis


1 Senior Consultant Cardiologist and Director, Non-Invasive Cardiac Laboratory, Metro Hospital and Heart Institute, New Delhi, India
2 Senior Consultant Cardiologist, Manipal Hospital; Visiting Consultant, Metro Hospital and Heart Institute, New Delhi, India

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Satish K Parashar,
Non-Invasive Cardiac Laboratory, Metro Hospital and Heart Institute, New Delhi
India
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DOI: 10.4103/jiae.jiae_28_20

Balloon mitral valvuloplasty (BMV) is an accepted treatment for certain subsets of patients of mitral stenosis. Prior to BMV, a full clinical and echocardiographic evaluation is done. This 36-years old lady of severe mitral stenosis had two BMV's including a three-dimensional transesophageal echocardiography at leading cardiac centers. However, an important echocardiographic finding was missed which would have altered the course of management. These details are discussed.


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