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Ebstein's anomaly

Ebstein's anomaly: Introduction

Ebstein's anomaly: A congenital heart defect where the tricuspid valve is deformed. The tricuspid valve in the heart normally has three flaps that control blood flow but in Ebstein's anomaly, one of the flaps remains open instead of closing and allows blood to leak through. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Ebstein's anomaly is available below.

Symptoms of Ebstein's anomaly

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Ebstein's anomaly: Complications

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Causes of Ebstein's anomaly

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Ebstein's anomaly: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Ebstein's anomaly

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Ebstein's anomaly: Rare Types

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Definitions of Ebstein's anomaly:

Congenital downward displacement of the tricuspid valve with the septal and posterior leaflets being attached to the wall of the right ventricle. - (Source - Diseases Database)

Ebstein's anomaly is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Ebstein's anomaly, or a subtype of Ebstein's anomaly, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

 

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