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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


Thamrong Chirachariyavej MD, PhD*, Panjai Wohandee MD*,
AVM Vichan Peonim MD*

* Department of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University


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.

Keyword : Non Lai Tai disease, Mitral valve prolapse, Autopsy

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