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Mitral valve prolapse syndrome

Mitral valve prolapse syndrome: Introduction

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. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Mitral valve prolapse syndrome is available below.

Symptoms of Mitral valve prolapse syndrome

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Causes of Mitral valve prolapse syndrome

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Mitral valve prolapse syndrome: Undiagnosed Conditions

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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)

 

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