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Rokitansky-Maude Abbott syndrome

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Only French description avialable: Cardiopathie congénitale rare caractérisée par la persistance de l’ostium primum interauriculaire associée à une fente de la valve interne de l’orifice mitral, séparée ainsi en deux demi-valves, antérieure et postérieure, qui s’inserent chacune sur un pillier spécial.

We thank Neeta Suryavanshi for correcting an error.


  • M. Abbott:
    Congenital cardiac disease.
    In William Osler and Thomas McCrae, editors: Modern medicine: its theory and practice, in original contributions by American and foreign authors. Philadelphia and New York: Lea & Febiger, 1907-1910. Volume 4. Also Philadelphia, 1927, volume 4, pp. 612-812.

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