Case report and review of nonischemic spontaneous papillary muscle rupture reports between 2000 and 2015.


Spontaneous papillary muscle rupture (PMR) is a rare cardiovascular emergency. We present a 63-year-old male who presents with acute dyspnea who was found to have an anterior PMR, with no evidence of coronary artery disease, infection, or trauma. A review of cases of nonischemic spontaneous PMR published in 2000-2015 identified 11 additional cases of… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/echo.13498


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