DOI: 10.1155/2013/909302
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Abstract: Aneurysm of the sinus of Valsalva is an uncommon cardiac abnormality; however, the most common complication is rupture into the right heart chambers or rarely towards the left chambers. A ruptured aneurysm typically leads to an aortocardiac shunt and progressively worsening heart failure. We report a case of a 21-year-old male who suffered an aneurysm of the sinus of Valsalva rupture into the right atrium who underwent successful surgical repair.