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From: Unicuspid aortic valve concomitant with aortic insufficiency presenting with infectious endocarditis: a case report

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ac Transesophageal echocardiography (a is midesophageal aortic valve short-axis view, b and c are midesophageal aortic valve long-axis view). Unicuspid aortic valve with a commissure at 12 o’clock and raphe at 4 o’clock and 8 o’clock (a). Moderate aortic regurgitant flow to posterior wall of left ventricle without any findings of valve damage, rupture of chordae tendineae and perivalvular abscess (b, c). Intraoperative finding confirmed unicuspid aortic valve with a connection of all cusps via raphe except for the commissure between left coronary cusp and noncoronary cusp, and a vegetation between left coronary cusp and right coronary cusp (df). LCC left coronary cusp, NCC noncoronary cusp, RCC right coronary cusp

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