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Year
: 2004  |  Volume : 5  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 64--65

Ebstein's anomaly in an Adult


 

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A 38-year-old woman with known congenital heart disease since the age of 17 years presented to the cardiology clinic because moderate dyspnea on exertion and easy fatigability. She has had five pregnancies and all five children are well.

One year before her clinic visit, she had one episode of transient ischemic attack manifested by left-sided weakness, left-sided facial numbness, and slurred speech. She was put on aspirin.

Examination showed obesity (117 kg), normal vital signs, no cyanosis or clubbing of fingers or toes. Chest was clear. There were no heaves or thrills. Cardiac auscultation revealed normal first and second heart sounds and grade II/VI holosystolic murmur heard best at the right middle sternal border.

She was referred to the adult congenital heart disease clinic. She was admitted for a cardiac intervention and was discharged uneventfully.

Abbreviations: aRA = atrialized right atrium; TV = tricuspid valve; RV = right ventricle; LA = left atrium; LV = left ventricle

From the Echocardiography Laboratory, Cardiology and Cardiovascular Surgery Department, Hamad Medical Corporation, Doha, Qatar [Figure 1], [Figure 2], [Figure 3] and [Figure 4].