Sinus of valsalva aneurysm rupturing into main pulmonary artery: A rare paediatric cardiac emergency

Faiz Rasool, Mohammad Asim Khan, Muneer Amanullah

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Abstract

Congenital Sinus of Valsalva aneurysm is a rare congenital cardiac disease. Most common site of origin is the right sinus. It ruptures into right ventricle or right atrium most of the times. Only in less than 2% of the cases it ruptures into the pulmonary artery. We report a rare case of right sinus of valsalva aneurysm rupturing into pulmonary artery.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1113-1114
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of the Pakistan Medical Association
Volume68
Issue number7
Publication statusPublished - Jul 2018

Keywords

  • Aortic root abscess
  • Aortopulmonary tunnel
  • Ruptured sinus of valsalva aneurysm

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