Ebstein’s anomaly – Cardiology MCQ – Answer
Leaflets displaced distally in Ebstein’s anomaly of the tricuspid valve – Correct answer: 2. Septal and posterior
Usually we see the distal displacement of septal leaflet from apical four chamber view. Posterior leaflet is also small and displaced. Anterior leaflet is enlarged and is sail like. The closure sound of the large anterior leaflet is called sail sound.
Similar Ebstein’s type of abnormality can be seen in about 70% of cases in the systemic atrioventricular valve in corrected transposition of great arteries (cTGA).
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