Mitral atresia: Introduction
Mitral atresia: A rare defect where the mitral valve is closed off. The mitral valve connects the two chambers on the left side of the heart (atrium and ventricle). The blood is therefore unable to flow between the two heart chambers.
More detailed information about the symptoms,
causes, and treatments of Mitral atresia is available below.
Symptoms of Mitral atresia
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symptoms of Mitral atresia
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Causes of Mitral atresia
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Mitral atresia: Undiagnosed Conditions
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Misdiagnosis and Mitral atresia
Heart attacks can be undiagnosed: Although the most severe symptoms of heart attack are hard to miss,
there are varying degrees of severity.
It is altogether too common for people to die from undiagnosed heart attack, or...read more »
Heart attacks can be overdiagnosed: Although many people die from heart attacks, there are also
many cases where people fear that they have a heart attack, but actually have something milder.
Some of the conditions which may be ...read more »
Rare heart condition often undiagnosed: The rare heart condition called long QT syndrome can lead to episodes of palpitations
and rapid...read more »
Heart attack can be over-diagnosed: Although heart attack is often undiagnosed,
leading to fatality, it can also be over-diagnosed.
People become concerned that a...read more »
Blood pressure cuffs misdiagnose hypertension in children: One known misdiagnosis issue
with hyperension, arises in relation to the simple equipment...read more »
Hypertension misdiagnosis common in children: Hypertension is often
misdiagnosed in adults (see misdiagnosis of hypertension), but its misdiagnosis...read more »
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Mitral atresia: Rare Types
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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Mitral atresia
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Definitions of Mitral atresia:
Ophanet, a consortium of European partners,
currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000.
They list Mitral atresia as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet
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