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Anterolateral papillary muscle rupture as a rare complication of unusual infective endocarditis
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  • Salma Charfeddine,
  • Syrine Triki,
  • Majdi Gueldiche ,
  • Tarak Ellouze,
  • Faten Triki,
  • leila Abid
Salma Charfeddine
Hedi Chaker Hospital
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Syrine Triki
Hedi Chaker Hospital
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Majdi Gueldiche
Habib Bourguiba Hospital
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Tarak Ellouze
Hedi Chaker Hospital
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Faten Triki
Hedi Chaker Hospital
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leila Abid
Hedi Chaker Hospital
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Abstract

The rupture of mitral papillary muscles is a very rare complication of the infective endocarditis. We report a case of anterolateral papillary muscle rupture resulting in severe mitral regurgitation, due to infective endocarditis in a young man without previous heart disease.