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Archivos de cardiología de México

On-line version ISSN 1665-1731Print version ISSN 1405-9940


CAPIN, Esmeralda et al. Infective endocarditis and caseous calcification of the mitral annulus: The odd couple. Arch. Cardiol. Méx. [online]. 2014, vol.84, n.2, pp.100-101. ISSN 1665-1731.

Caseous calcification of the mitral annulus is an infrequent echocardiographic finding. The differential diagnosis includes other entities like tumors, abscess or thrombus. Both cardiac CT and cardiac MRI may be useful for its definitive diagnosis.

Keywords : Caseous calcification of the mitral annulus; Endocarditis; 3D echocardiography.

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