Case Report| Volume 20, ISSUE 11, P1632-1634, November 2013

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Thrombo-embolic cerebral infarction secondary to giant Lambl’s excrescence


      Lambl’s excrescences are common fibrinous strands found at the contact margin of cardiac valves. They are referred to as “giant” when multiple strands form a complex. Embolic stroke secondary to these valvular strands has rarely been described in the literature. We present a patient with recurrent thrombo-embolic cerebral infarction secondary to giant Lambl’s excrescence successfully treated with anticoagulation.


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