Aortic Valve Replacement for Aortic Stenosis Caused by Alkaptonuria

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Abstract

We report a case of aortic stenosis associated with ochronosis in a 70-year-old man who underwent biologic aortic valve replacement. Intraoperative findings included ochronosis of a severely calcified pigmented aortic valve along with pigmentation of the intima of the aorta.

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