C. F. Wooley, M.D.; C. V. Meckstroth, M.D.; H. Sirak, M.D.; D. M. Hosier, M.D.; W. Molnar, M.D.
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Clinical recognition of supravalvular aortic stenosis causing left ventricular outflow obstruction is a recent event. Initially considered to be a pathologic curiosity, it is now apparent that supravalvular aortic stenosis is relatively common in patients with obstruction to left ventricular outflow.
Clinical experiences with 10 patients during a 2-year interval are presented. There were 7 males and 3 females, the youngest being 3½ years and the oldest 49 years. Two instances of familial occurrence include a mother and son in one family and a brother and sister in another.
Clinical findings included an aortic systolic ejection murmur, absence of an
C. F. Wooley, C. V. Meckstroth, H. Sirak, D. M. Hosier, W. Molnar. Supravalvular Aortic Stenosis: Clinical Experiences with Ten Patients Including Occurrences in Two Families.. Ann Intern Med. 1963;58:714. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-58-4-714_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1963;58(4):714.
Cardiology, Valvular Heart Disease.
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