Interventricular membranous septal aneurysm incidentally diagnosed during computed tomographic angiography in a patient with infrequent supraventricular tachycardia

  • Munish Sharma | munishs1@hotmail.com Department of Internal Medicine, Easton Hospital, Easton, PA, United States.
  • Farhad Elmi Department of Cardiology, Easton Hospital and Drexel University College of Medicine, Easton, PA, United States.

Abstract

Interventricular membranous septal (IVMS) aneurysm is a rare condition with no accurate incidence. It is known to be associated with 0.3 % of congenital heart disease and 19 % of ventricular septal defects. IVMS aneurysm is often asymptomatic but can be complicated with right ventricular obstruction, rupture, thromboembolism, and conduction defects. Clinicians and radiologist should be aware about this rare clinical entity and evaluation of any possible underlying cardiac abnormalities should be performed. Conservative management with close follow up is the mainstay of management in the absence of complication.

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2017-01-11
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Case Reports
Keywords:
Interventricular membranous septal aneurysm, computed tomographic angiography, supraventricular tachycardia.
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Sharma, M., & Elmi, F. (2017). Interventricular membranous septal aneurysm incidentally diagnosed during computed tomographic angiography in a patient with infrequent supraventricular tachycardia. Clinics and Practice, 7(1). https://doi.org/10.4081/cp.2017.921

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