Hypoplasia of the posterior mitral leaflet: A rare cause of mitral regurgitation in adulthood.

@article{Bacich2017HypoplasiaOT,
  title={Hypoplasia of the posterior mitral leaflet: A rare cause of mitral regurgitation in adulthood.},
  author={Daniela Bacich and Gabriele Braggion and Giuseppe Faggian},
  journal={Echocardiography},
  year={2017},
  volume={34 6},
  pages={949-950}
}
Hypoplasia of the posterior mitral valve leaflet (PMVL) is a rare congenital heart disease, usually presenting in infancy and childhood with severe mitral regurgitation, either in isolation or associated with other cardiac lesions. We report a case of a 69-year-old woman with recent-onset exertional dyspnea and severe mitral regurgitation. Two- and three… CONTINUE READING