Acıbadem Üniversitesi Sağlık Bilimleri Dergisi 2013 , Vol 4, Issue 1
Qudricuspid Aortic Valve: a Case Report
Tamer Turan1, Neslihan Gülmez2
1Acibadem Bursa Hospital, Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Bursa, Turkey
2Setbaşı Medical Center, Department of Cardiology, Bursa, Turkey
Quadricuspid aortic valve is a rare congenital condition that frequently appears as an isolated congenital anomaly. This case report, with images, describes a 50 years old adult female who presented clinically with dyspnea and palpitations. Transthoracic echocardiography revealed, quadricuspid aortic valve, mild aortic regurgitation and slight mitral regurgitation. On CT angiographic examination, we showed that aortic valve had 4 equal cusps. Keywords : quadricuspid aortic valve, congenital anomaly, aortic valve, CT angiography