Recurrent Giant Left Ventricular Aneurysm of Tuberculous Etiology in a Child: Case Report

Authors

  • V. P. Campagnucci
  • A. M. R. Pinto e Silva
  • L. H. Catani
  • L. A. Rivetti

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.1532/HSF98.20121030

Abstract

We report a case of myocardial tuberculosis in a 10-year-old girl, diagnosed after recurrence of left ventricular aneurysm, treated surgically.

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Published

2012-12-21

How to Cite

Campagnucci, V. P., Pinto e Silva, A. M. R., Catani, L. H., & Rivetti, L. A. (2012). Recurrent Giant Left Ventricular Aneurysm of Tuberculous Etiology in a Child: Case Report. The Heart Surgery Forum, 15(6), E318-E319. https://doi.org/10.1532/HSF98.20121030

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