Severe traumatic tricuspid insufficiency detected 10 years after blunt chest trauma

A 29 years old male patient was found to have a systolic murmur on a routine medical examination. He was referred to a cardiologist for trans-thoracic echocardiography (TTE), which revealed a severe insufficiency of the tricuspid valve with a flail anterior leaflet due to complete rupture of a papillary muscle (Carpentier’s Type II dysfunction). The right… (More)