Ruptured anterior mitral leaflet aneurysm in aortic valve infective endocarditis--evaluation by three-dimensional echocardiography.


Ruptured aneurysm of the anterior mitral leaflet is a rare but a devastating complication secondary to aortic valve infective endocarditis. We report a case of 30-year-old male with native aortic valve endocarditis who was referred to us for evaluation of worsening of heart failure after an initial period of responsiveness to antibiotics. Detailed… (More)