Published on:24th Jul, 2015
    Journal of Cardiovascular Disease Research, 2015; 6(3):145-147
    Case Report | doi:10.5530/jcdr.2015.3.6

    Cor Triatriatum Dexter with Multivalvular Rheumatic Heart Disease: A Very Rare Association


    Sarkar Debojyoti*, Majumder Biswajit, Biswas Kumar Pranab and Paul Biplab

    Department of Cardiology, Institure of Cardiology & Vascular Sciences, R G Kar Medical College & Hospital, Kolkata, West Bengal, India.


    Cor triatriatum dexter is a rare congenital heart anomaly where the right atrium is divided into two chambers by a membrane. We report a lady who present to us with orthopnea,engorged pulsatile neck veins, pulsatile enlarged liver and bilateral pedal edema. A diagnosis of multivalvular rheumatic heart disease (RHD) was made clinically. Echocardiography showed mitral stenosis (MS) with aortic regurgitation (AR) with tricuspid regurgitation (TR) with cortriatriatum dexter.

    Key words: Cor triatriatum dexter, Congenital Heart Disease, Right sided heart failure, Echocardiography, Rheumatic heart disease.

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