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CASE REPORT
Year : 2019  |  Volume : 16  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 111-112

Aortic valve regurgitation and acromegaly


1 Department of Cardiology, Teaching Hospital of Brazzaville, Brazzaville, Republic of Congo
2 Department of Cardiology, Teaching Hospital of Brazzaville; Marien Ngouabi University, Brazzaville, Republic of Congo

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Dr. Jospin Karel Bassakouahou Makani
Department of Cardiology, Teaching Hospital of Brazzaville, Brazzaville
Republic of Congo
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/njc.njc_4_19

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We report a case of global heart failure revealing aortic regurgitation in a 50-year-old male with acromegalic dysmorphism. The echocardiography noted a hypertrophy and dilatation of left ventricular and severe aortic regurgitation. A large pituitary adenoma was visualized using magnetic resonance imaging. Growth hormone was high.


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