Lutembacher's syndrome


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Lutembacher's syndrome

 [loo´tem-bak″erz]
mitral stenosis associated with atrial septal defect.

Lutembacher's syndrome

(lo͞o′təm-băk′ərz, -bä′kərz) or

Lutembacher syndrome

(-ər)
n.
A congenital cardiac abnormality consisting of mitral stenosis, an enlarged right atrium, and atrial septal defect.
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Figure 6: Transthoracic echocardiogram color Doppler of patient of Lutembacher's syndrome showing tricuspid regurgitation velocity.
Figure 7: Transthoracic echocardiogram color Doppler of patient of Lutembacher's syndrome showing pulmonary regurgitation.
DISCUSSION: In Lutembacher's syndrome, initially, high left atrial pressure due to mitral stenosis is thought to stretch open the patent foramen ovale, causing left-to-right shunt and providing another outlet for the left atrium.