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Abscess Cavity or just a fibrotic calcification? 2 of 2 Zoom view

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Abscess Cavity or just a fibrotic calcification? 2 of 2 Zoom view
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Posted By: jrzuniga (1700 days ago)

I dont see much shadowing. A chunk of calcium that big should produce
more shadowinf than that. definetely not calcium

Posted By: magehana47 (1777 days ago)

I think also it is a caseous calcification of the mitral annulus

Posted By: anaosa (1801 days ago)

I think is a caseous calcification of the mitral annulus

Posted By: echowoman (1959 days ago)

There appears to be more than the MV envolved, the AV seems to have a
questionable mobile veg like attachment in the LVOT. As well there is
something that comes in and out of view behind or from within the
echodensity attached to the PMVL.


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Added: 14-05-2009
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This parasternal long axis TTE clip shows a bizarre calcification on the atrial/posterior aspect of the mitral valve. Does the central clearing indicate that this is an old abscess or is it just a run-of-the-mill calcification?


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