Quadricuspid Aortic Valve

  • Atooshe Rohani
Part of the Clinical Cases in Cardiology book series (CCC)


Quadricuspid aortic valve (QAV) is a rare congenital disorder; clinical presentation depends on the functional condition of valve, which is mainly regurgitant. This case illustrates this rare anomaly. Patient is a 38 years old gentleman presented with shortness of breath and a diastolic murmur, he was found to have quadricuspid aortic valve and moderate aortic regurgitation.


Quadricuspid aortic valve AV regurgitation Diastolic murmur 

Supplementary material

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Type A quadricuspid AV (four equal leaflets) 45 degree TEE mid esophageal (AVI 555 kb)


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Atooshe Rohani
    • 1
  1. 1.Northern Ontario School of MedicineThunder BayCanada

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