Figure 116

Myxomatous mitral valve with ruptured posterior leaflet chordae.
The central part of the posterior leaflet (lower center) shows fragments of ruptured chordae. The intact chordae are elongated and the leaflets show redundancy and fibrous thickening.

JE Edwards: Pathology of mitral incompetence. In: MD Silver (ed): Cardiovascular Pathology. New York, Churchill Livingstone, 1983.

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