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Albini's nodes

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Minute Nodules on margin of mitral and tricuspid valves of the heart; sometimes seen in newborns.

Description

Minute Nodules on margin of mitral and tricuspid valves of the heart; sometimes seen in newborns. Importance not established. The nodules were probably first described by the French pathologist Léon Jean Baptiste Cruveilhier (1791-1874).

Bibliography

  • G. Albini:
    Über die Noduli an den Atrioventrikularklappen.
    Wochenblatt der kaiserlich-königlichen Geselsschaft der Aerzte zu Wien, 1856, 26: 495.

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