RUPTURED SINUS OF VALSALVA ANEURYSM (SOVA): A CASE REPORT

  • Fakher -e- Fayaz Armed Forces Institute of Cardiology/National Institute of Heart Disease (AFIC/NIHD)/National University of Medical Sciences (NUMS) Rawalpindi Pakistan
  • Lubna Shaheen Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham UK
  • Muhammad Adnan Islamabad Medical And Dental College, Islamabad Pakistan
  • Hana Khurshid Islamabad Medical And Dental College, Islamabad Pakistan
Keywords: Non coronary sinus, Ruptured sinus of valsalva aneurysm, Right atrium

Abstract

Sinus of Valsalva Aneurysm is a rare anomaly of the cardiovascular system. It may be acquired or congenital and may also be associated with another cardiac lesion. Acute onset of dyspnea is experienced when the aneurysm ruptures. Diagnosis is reached by echocardiography and Cardiac MRI. The treatment is surgical repair. This paper presents the case of a 24-year old male with acute onset of symptoms caused by a ruptured sinus of Valsalva Aneurysm.

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Published
2021-01-05
How to Cite
Fayaz, F., Shaheen, L., Adnan, M., & Khurshid, H. (2021). RUPTURED SINUS OF VALSALVA ANEURYSM (SOVA): A CASE REPORT. PAFMJ, 70(Suppl-4), S907-08. https://doi.org/10.51253/pafmj.v70iSuppl-4.6009