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What is Mitral stenosis?

What is Mitral stenosis?

  • Mitral stenosis: Narrowing of the mitral heart valve.
  • Mitral stenosis: A rheumatic disease causing diffuse thickening of the mitral valve leaflets by fibrous tissue or calcific deposits. (Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine, 13th ed, p1052)
    Source - Diseases Database
  • Mitral stenosis: obstruction or narrowing of the mitral valve (as by scarring from rheumatic fever).
    Source - WordNet 2.1

Mitral stenosis: Introduction

Types of Mitral stenosis:

Broader types of Mitral stenosis:

How serious is Mitral stenosis?

Complications of Mitral stenosis: see complications of Mitral stenosis

What causes Mitral stenosis?

Causes of Mitral stenosis: see causes of Mitral stenosis

What are the symptoms of Mitral stenosis?

Symptoms of Mitral stenosis: see symptoms of Mitral stenosis

Complications of Mitral stenosis: see complications of Mitral stenosis

Can anyone else get Mitral stenosis?

More information: see contagiousness of Mitral stenosis
Inheritance: see inheritance of Mitral stenosis

Mitral stenosis: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Mitral stenosis.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Mitral stenosis.

How is it treated?

Treatments for Mitral stenosis: see treatments for Mitral stenosis
Research for Mitral stenosis: see research for Mitral stenosis

Organs Affected by Mitral stenosis:

Organs and body systems related to Mitral stenosis include:

Name and Aliases of Mitral stenosis

Main name of condition: Mitral stenosis

Other names or spellings for Mitral stenosis:

Mitral valve stenosis Source - Diseases Database

Mitral valve stenosis, Mitral stenosis
Source - WordNet 2.1

Mitral stenosis: Related Conditions

Research the causes of these diseases that are similar to, or related to, Mitral stenosis:


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