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CASE REPORTS
Year : 2018  |  Volume : 4  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 59-61

Congenital and acquired Lutembacher's syndrome presenting in two adults


1 Department of Cardiology, Edremit State Hospital, Balikesir, Turkey
2 Center for Drug Research and Development and Pharmacokinetic Applications, School of Medicine, Ege University, Izmir, Turkey

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Umut Kocabas
Department of Cardiology, Baskent University Faculty of Medicine, Istanbul
Turkey
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/IJCA.IJCA_15_18

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The coexistence of atrial septal defect (ASD) and mitral stenosis (MS) is defined as Lutembacher's syndrome (LS). LS was originally defined as the development of MS in a patient having a congenital ASD diagnosis. However, as the percutaneous interventions for MS have become widespread, the persistence of associated iatrogenic ASDs caused has given rise to a different form of the disease. LS may occur as spontaneous or iatrogenic ASD concomitant with acquired MS; this form is known as “acquired LS.” This report presents two cases illustrating congenital LS and “acquired LS.”


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