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Mitral atresia

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

Home Diagnostic Testing

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Causes of Mitral atresia

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Mitral atresia: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Mitral atresia

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Mitral atresia: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Mitral atresia

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Mitral atresia: Rare Types

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Mitral atresia

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Mitral atresia: Animations

Research about Mitral atresia

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Mitral atresia: Broader Related Topics

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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

Related Mitral atresia Info

More information about Mitral atresia

  1. Mitral atresia: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
 

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