Anomalous mitral arcade variant with accessory mitral leaflet and chordae presenting for the first time with acute decompensated heart failure in an adult.

@article{Singh2013AnomalousMA,
  title={Anomalous mitral arcade variant with accessory mitral leaflet and chordae presenting for the first time with acute decompensated heart failure in an adult.},
  author={Bhupinder Singh and Kikkeri Hermanna Setty Srinivasa and Manohar J Surangi and Kapil Rangan and Chollenahally Nanjappa Manjunath},
  journal={Echocardiography},
  year={2013},
  volume={30 7},
  pages={E202-5}
}
The anomalous mitral arcade is a rare congenital malformation of the mitral valve and its tensor apparatus. It is characterized by enlarged papillary muscles connected to each other and to the free edge of the anterior mitral leaflet by a bridge of fibrous tissue. We report a rare variant of anomalous mitral arcade that was associated with accessory mitral… CONTINUE READING