Cam Long Choji, Nemalan Selvaraj, John Prather. Female Adolescent With Quadricuspid Aortic Valve. J Am Osteopath Assoc 2015;115(9):570–572. doi: 10.7556/jaoa.2015.115.
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Quadricuspid aortic valve is a rare congenital heart defect. The authors present a case of this anomaly in a young, asymptomatic adolescent who presented to the echocardiography laboratory for further evaluation of a cardiac murmur detected on routine physical examination. Imaging revealed a quadricuspid aortic valve with aortic regurgitation. This case highlights the importance of auscultation in detecting cardiac abnormalities.
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