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Female, 57 years old with clinical history of asthma.
No other relevant clinical history.
She died while sleeping.
Autopsy findings:
- Abnormal aortic valve, 3 cm in diameter.
- Left ventricle 2cm in thickness.
- Right ventricle: 0.4 cm in thickness.
- Heart weight: 420 g.
- Pericardial sac with 20 ml transparent light yellow fluid.
2 images (superior and inferior views) of the aortic valves are presented.
The rest of the exam was within normal limits.
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Francisco G. La Rosa, MD
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TelePathology Consultants, PC
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Aortic Valve - Superior view
AORTIC VALVE - SUPERIOR VIEW

Aortic Valve - Inferior View
AORTIC VALVE - INFERIOR VIEW

 

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