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- Received August 22, 1984
- Revision received October 24, 1984
- Accepted November 6, 1984
- Published online April 1, 1985.
- K. John Heilman III, MD1,
- Bertron M. Groves, MD, FACC*,1,
- David Campbell, MD, FACC1 and
- S. Gilbert Blount Jr., MD, FACC1
- ↵*Address for reprints: Bertron M. Groves, MD, Division of Cardiology, Box B-130, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, 4200 East Ninth Avenue, Denver, Colorado 80262.
Congenital sinus of Valsalva aneurysm is an uncommon lesion that frequently presents after rupture in adult life. This report describes a patient with a left sinus of Valsalva aneurysm that ruptured into the main pulmonary artery, a previously unreported anatomic variant. Anatomic and clinical features of previously reported cases of ruptured sinus of Valsalva aneurysm are reviewed.
- Received August 22, 1984.
- Revision received October 24, 1984.
- Accepted November 6, 1984.
- American College of Cardiology Foundation