A report case of sudden cardiac death in a young adult male from northeastern part of Thailand with mitral valve prolapse

Chirachariyavej, T.; Wohandee, P.; Peonim, A.V.M.Vichan.

Journal of the Medical Association of Thailand 87(4): 446-449

2004


ISSN/ISBN: 0125-2208
PMID: 15217187
Document Number: 2090
A case of sudden unexpected natural death in a young adult male from the north-eastern part of Thailand with clinical non Lai-Tai disease, but pathologic feature of mitral valve prolapse is discussed. The approach to the postmortem examination of the mitral valve is reviewed. Because of the sudden nature of this death, this entity is more commonly seen in Medico-legal Medicine populations than in hospital autopsies.

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A report case of sudden cardiac death in a young adult male from northeastern part of Thailand with mitral valve prolapse