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Ruptured and calcified aortic valve resembling a prosthetic valve
  1. Ravindran Rajendran1,
  2. Jayaranganath Mahimarangaiha2,
  3. Manjunath Nanjappa1
  1. 1Department of Cardiology, Sri Jayadeva Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences and Research, Bangalore, India
  2. 2Department of Pediatric Cardiology, Sri Jayadeva Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences, Bangalore, India
  1. Correspondence to Dr Ravindran Rajendran, Department of Cardiology, Sri Jayadeva Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences and Research, Jayanagar 9th block, Bannerghatta Road, Bangalore 560069, India; rravi_dr{at}rediffmail.com

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A 10-year-old girl presented with NYHA class II dyspnoea and palpitations experienced over the past 1 year. Elsewhere, in the past, she had undergone balloon aortic valvuloplasty for severe aortic stenosis followed by surgical ligation of a large patent ductus arteriosus (PDA), 3 days later. …

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