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Pulmonary valve disease

Pulmonary valve disease: Introduction

Any condition that affects the pulmonary valve. The pulmonary valve is a valve between the heart and the artery that leads to the lungs. If the valve fails to operate properly, then blood is able to flow from the artery and back into the heart. The condition can cause the right side of the heart to fail. Pulmonary valve disease mostly occurs as a congenital abnormality but it can also be caused by conditions such as pulmonary hypertension, infective endocarditis or Marfan's syndrome. ...more »

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Causes of Pulmonary valve disease

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Misdiagnosis and Pulmonary valve disease

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 from...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....read more »

Rare heart condition often undiagnosed: The rare heart condition called long QT syndrome can lead to episodes of palpitations and rapid heartbeat. In rare cases, this undiagnosed condition...read more »

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Chronic lung diseases hard to diagnose: Some of the chronic lung diseases are difficult to diagnose. Even the well-knowns conditions such as asthma or lung cancer...read more »

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