Congenital aortic valve stenosis
A rare aortic malformation of variable severity and clinical presentation. Clinical presentations range from a neonatal severe presentation often associated with sudden cardiac death to a slowly progressive stenosis that presents later with cardiac murmur chest pain dizziness and loss of consciousness with exercise-induced exacerbations. Echocardiography reveals atresia or dysplasia of the aortic valve most commonly associated with a bicuspid morphology restricted left ventricular outflow and left ventricular hypertrophy.
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