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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Accepted: August 20, 2012
Received: July 9, 2012
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