Papilloma of Cusp of the Aortic Valve
Report of a Patient with Sudden Death
This is a case report of sudden death in a 50 year old man with a history of recent onset of atypical anginal pain. Death appears to have been caused by a small papilloma attached by a pedicle to the edge of the right cusp of the aortic valve. This papilloma occluded the right coronary ostium in a heart with a predominant right coronary circulation.
- Received January 30, 1973.
- Accepted February 14, 1973.
- © 1973 American Heart Association, Inc.