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This image of a sectioned human heart, extracted during a patient’s autopsy, reveals severe thickening of the mitral valve, thickened chordae tendineae, and the hypertrophic left ventricular myocardium, all due to a case of rheumatic heart disease.
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Content Providers(s): CDC/ Dr. Edwin P. Ewing, Jr.
Creation Date: 1972
Photo Credit: Dr. Edwin P. Ewing, Jr.
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Copyright Restrictions: None - This image is in the public domain and thus free of any copyright restrictions.