Case Report
Volume 8 Issue 4 - 2021
A Rare Case of Cor Triatriatum Dexter with Secundum Atrial Septal Defect in a 73-Year-Old Patient who Presented with Acute Decompensated Right Heart Failure and Atrial Fibrillation
Vijay Chander Vinod1*, Zuhair Eltayeb Yousif2, Najat Omer Salim3 and Elsa Mohan1
1Emergency Physician, Mediclinic City Hospital, Dubai, UAE
2Consultant Cardiologist, Mediclinic City Hospital, Dubai, UAE
3Specialist Physician, Mediclinic City Hospital, Dubai, UAE
*Corresponding Author: Vijay Chander Vinod, Emergency Physician, Mediclinic City Hospital, Dubai, UAE.
Received: February 16, 2021; Published: March 19, 2021




Abstract

Cor triatriatum is a rare congenital cardiac anomaly, in which the left or right atria are subdivided into three chambers and represents about 0.1% of all congenital heart diseases. There are 2 types: Cor Triatriatum Sinistrum which involves the left atrium, and the even rarer Cor Triatriatum Dexter which involves the right atrium. This rare anomaly is seen in young children and is extremely rare in the elderly population. We report a rare case of Cor Triatriatum Dexter with Secundum Atrial Septal Defect in a 73-year-old male who presented with signs and symptoms of Acute Decompensated Right Heart Failure and Persistent Atrial Fibrillation as his initial presentation of the condition to a medical facility. To our knowledge and per the literature review, this is a rare presentation in an elderly individual.

Keyword: Case Report; Cor Triatriatum Dexter; Secundum Atrial Septal Defect; Right Heart Failure; Transesophageal Echocardiography; Percutaneous ASD Closure

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Citation: Vijay Chander Vinod., et al. “A Rare Case of Cor Triatriatum Dexter with Secundum Atrial Septal Defect in a 73-Year-Old Patient who Presented with Acute Decompensated Right Heart Failure and Atrial Fibrillation”. EC Cardiology 8.4 (2021): 13-17.

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