Acquired Sinus of Valsalva Fistula and Turner Syndrome.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

A 21-year old woman with a history of Turner syndrome presented with a diastolic heart murmur, dizziness, dyspnea, and intermittent chest pain. Preoperative imaging revealed a fistula from the right sinus of Valsalva into the right atrium. Turner syndrome is associated with both aortopathy and congenital heart malformations. Acquired sinus of Valsalva fistula is a rare disorder, and this report describes its presence in association with Turner syndrome.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Knudson, SA; Gottlieb, EA; Johnson, G; Fraser, CD; Beckerman, Z

Published Date

  • October 2021

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 112 / 4

Start / End Page

  • e275 - e277

PubMed ID

  • 33524357

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1552-6259

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2020.11.066


  • eng

Conference Location

  • Netherlands