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The International Journal of Cardiovascular Imaging

, Volume 34, Issue 9, pp 1471–1472 | Cite as

Computed tomography showing formation of caseous calcification of the mitral annulus over time

  • Yosuke Hari
  • Arudo Hiraoka
  • Hidenori Yositaka
  • Taichi Sakaguchi
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Abstract

Caseous calcification of the mitral annulus (CCMA) is a rare variant of mitral annulus calcification. Herein, we present computed tomographic images of formation of CCMA over time.

Keywords

Caseous calcification Mitral annulus Mitral valve repair 

Notes

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Conflict of interest

The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.

Reference

  1. 1.
    Ghazawi FM, Vinco G, Walker M (2018) Caseous calcification of the mitral annulus: a rare entity confirmed by cardiovascular magnetic resonance imaging. Int J Cardiovasc Imaging 34(1):25–26CrossRefPubMedGoogle Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Yosuke Hari
    • 1
  • Arudo Hiraoka
    • 1
  • Hidenori Yositaka
    • 1
  • Taichi Sakaguchi
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Cardiovascular SurgeryThe Sakakibara Heart Institute of OkayamaOkayamaJapan

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