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Journal of Evolution of Medical and Dental Sciences
Patent foramen ovale is rare in elderly, over the age of 60 years. It is most common form of atrial septal defect. It is experiencing increased clinical interest as a congenital cardiac lesion persisting into adulthood. Knowledge about PFO is very important for its association with various congenital & other valvular heart diseases. In the view of these considerations we are presenting a case report of a patent foramen ovale with length of 1.2 cm in an elderly male cadaver approximately 72doi:10.14260/jemds/2014/3558 fatcat:rhoptq7evvcajcprvqadvshhru