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Congenital left ventricular aneurysm

Disease definition

A rare congenital non-syndromic heart malformation characterized by a bulging of the left ventricular wall, connected to the left ventricle by a wide neck (with a ratio of the connection to the body of the anomaly >1). The dimensions of described aneurysms range from 0.5 cm in diameter up to a size of 8x9 cm. Most frequent locations are the left ventricular apex and the perivalvular area. Aneurysms can be a- or dyskinetic or show almost normal contractility. Patients may remain asymptomatic or present with systemic embolization, congestive heart failure, valvular regurgitation, ventricular wall rupture, ventricular tachycardia, or sudden cardiac death.

ORPHA:1055

Classification level: Disorder
  • Synonym(s): -
  • Prevalence: -
  • Inheritance: -
  • Age of onset: Antenatal, Neonatal
  • ICD-10: Q24.8
  • OMIM: -
  • UMLS: -
  • MeSH: -
  • GARD: 2305
  • MedDRA: -
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