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Aortic regurgitation




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Forty-eight year-old male with longstanding moderately severe aortic insufficiency due to past endocarditis. When the volume of the regurgitant fraction is significant, there is enlargement of the left ventricle and, therefore, a globular widening of the cardiac silhouette.

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