Papillary muscle masquerading as a vegetation

Michael D. Shapiro, Keith Leibowitz, Sam Hanon, Marvin Berger, Paul Schweitzer

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    We describe a case of an elderly man with an unusual post-operative complication after mitral valve replacement. The final diagnosis was discovered on reoperation. To our knowledge, this phenomenon has not been described in the literature previously.

    Original languageEnglish (US)
    Pages (from-to)106-107
    Number of pages2
    JournalInternational Journal of Cardiology
    Issue number1
    StatePublished - Oct 26 2006


    • Mitral regurgitation
    • Papillary muscle
    • Prosthetic valve
    • Transesophageal echocardiography

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine


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