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What is Mitral valve prolapse syndrome?

What is Mitral valve prolapse syndrome?

  • Mitral valve prolapse syndrome: A rare condition where an abnormal heart valve (mitral vavle) fails to close properly and allows some blood to leak through.

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

Mitral valve prolapse syndrome: Introduction

Types of Mitral valve prolapse syndrome:

Broader types of Mitral valve prolapse syndrome:

What causes Mitral valve prolapse syndrome?

Causes of Mitral valve prolapse syndrome: see causes of Mitral valve prolapse syndrome

What are the symptoms of Mitral valve prolapse syndrome?

Symptoms of Mitral valve prolapse syndrome: see symptoms of Mitral valve prolapse syndrome

Can anyone else get Mitral valve prolapse syndrome?

More information: see contagiousness of Mitral valve prolapse syndrome
Inheritance: see inheritance of Mitral valve prolapse syndrome

Mitral valve prolapse syndrome: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Mitral valve prolapse syndrome.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Mitral valve prolapse syndrome.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Mitral valve prolapse syndrome: Cardiologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Mitral valve prolapse syndrome.
Treatments for Mitral valve prolapse syndrome: see treatments for Mitral valve prolapse syndrome
Research for Mitral valve prolapse syndrome: see research for Mitral valve prolapse syndrome

Name and Aliases of Mitral valve prolapse syndrome

Main name of condition: Mitral valve prolapse syndrome

Other names or spellings for Mitral valve prolapse syndrome:

Neurocirculatory asthenia, Soldiers heart, Orthostatic intolerance, Irritable heart
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Mitral valve prolapse syndrome: Related Conditions

Research the causes of these diseases that are similar to, or related to, Mitral valve prolapse syndrome:

 

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