Coronary Sinus Ostial Atresia Presenting as Infective Endocarditis in a Previously Healthy Young Woman

Authors

  • Byung Hee Ahn Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Chonnam National University Hospital, Gwangju
  • Hwa Jin Cho Department of Pediatrics, Chonnam National University Hospital, Gwangju
  • Kyo Sun Lee Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Chonnam National University Hospital, Gwangju
  • Yo Chun Jung Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Chonnam National University Hospital, Gwangju
  • Sang Gi Oh Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Chonnam National University Hospital, Gwangju
  • In Seok Jeong Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Chonnam National University Hospital, Gwangju

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.1532/hsf.1538

Abstract

Coronary sinus ostial atresia is a rare disease. Most patients are usually asymptomatic and diagnosed incidentally during surgery or at autopsy. We report a case of coronary sinus ostial atresia with unroofed coronary sinus syndrome in a previously healthy woman who presented with infective endocarditis.

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Published

2016-12-22

How to Cite

Ahn, B. H., Cho, H. J., Lee, K. S., Jung, Y. C., Oh, S. G., & Jeong, I. S. (2016). Coronary Sinus Ostial Atresia Presenting as Infective Endocarditis in a Previously Healthy Young Woman. The Heart Surgery Forum, 19(6), E311-E312. https://doi.org/10.1532/hsf.1538

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