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Non-specific symptoms in a patient with valvular heart disease
Richard Bond BMedSci (Hons) MBBS (Hons) MRCP, Mark Dayer PhD MRCP
Foundation Years Journal, volume 3, issue 2, p.36 (123Doc Education, London, March 2009)
A 46-year-old man presented to our medical assessment unit with a 3-week history of general malaise, muscle aches, night sweats, decreased appetite and a sore throat. He had been lost to follow-up at his local cardiology department with a diagnosis of aortic regurgitation (severity unknown). He had no other past medical history and was on no regular medication. Of note, his son had been diagnosed with a bicuspid aortic valve.
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Richard Bond BMedSci (Hons) MBBS (Hons) MRCP
Musgrove Park Hospital
Mark Dayer PhD MRCP
Musgrove Park Hospital
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