WALLACE M. YATER, M.D., F.A.C.P.; MORSE J. SHAPIRO, M.D.
Congenital anomalies of the tricuspid valve unassociated with other major cardiac malformations are rare. However, there may be atresia of the valve, with or without stenosis of the right venous ostium; only one or two leaflets, or as many as four, five or six leaflets; excessive development of the valve with atresia of one leaflet; an extra leaflet fused with one of the normal leaflets; congenital neoplastic hyperplasia of the valve; displacement of the valve downward into the right ventricle; or even transposition of the tricuspid and mitral valves. Herxheimer1 (1909-1913) reviewed briefly the reported cases of such anomalies, which,
YATER WM, SHAPIRO MJ. CONGENITAL DISPLACEMENT OF THE TRICUSPID VALVE (EBSTEIN'S DISEASE): REVIEW AND REPORT OF A CASE WITH ELECTROCARDIOGRAPHIC ABNORMALITIES AND DETAILED HISTOLOGIC STUDY OF THE CONDUCTION SYSTEM(CONGENITAL DISPLACEMENT OF THE TRICUSPID VALVE (EBSTEIN'S DISEASE): REVIEW AND REPORT OF A CASE WITH ELECTROCARDIOGRAPHIC ABNORMALITIES AND DETAILED HISTOLOGIC STUDY OF THE CONDUCTION SYSTEM*). Ann Intern Med. 1937;11:1043–1062. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-11-6-1043
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1937;11(6):1043-1062.
Cardiac Diagnosis and Imaging, Cardiology, Valvular Heart Disease.
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