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Authors: Dr. Julia Grapsa, Dr. Chrysoula Patsa, Dr. Andreas Kalogeropoulos, Dr. Grigorios Karamasis, Mr. David Dawson, Prof. Petros Nihoyannopoulos.Hammersmith HospitalImperial College NHS TrustContact: Julia Grapsa,EACVI ambassador for GreeceOn behalf of the EACVI club 35 for Greece
Parasternal long axis view: There is an echogenic mass which engages the posterior mitral annulus and extending below the posterior leaflet of the mitral valve.
The patient underwent biopsy of the mass. Histological diagnosis was tuberculosis. Subsequently she had pharmacological treatment for tuberculosis. After 6 months of therapy, the mass minimized but the patient had significant mitral regurgitation and underwent mitral valve surgery
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