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Pulmonary valve stenosis

Pulmonary valve stenosis: Introduction

Pulmonary valve stenosis: Often a congenital defect but may be caused by such things as rheumatic fever or bacterial endocarditis. Severity depends on the degree of narrowing of the pulmonary valve. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Pulmonary valve stenosis is available below.

Symptoms of Pulmonary valve stenosis

Treatments for Pulmonary valve stenosis

Home Diagnostic Testing

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Wrongly Diagnosed with Pulmonary valve stenosis?

Pulmonary valve stenosis: Related Patient Stories

Types of Pulmonary valve stenosis

Pulmonary valve stenosis: Complications

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Causes of Pulmonary valve stenosis

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Disease Topics Related To Pulmonary valve stenosis

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Pulmonary valve stenosis: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Pulmonary valve stenosis

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Pulmonary valve stenosis: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Pulmonary valve stenosis

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Pulmonary valve stenosis: Rare Types

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Pulmonary valve stenosis

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Pulmonary valve stenosis: Animations

Prognosis for Pulmonary valve stenosis

Prognosis for Pulmonary valve stenosis: 26 years is the average age of death

Research about Pulmonary valve stenosis

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Clinical Trials for Pulmonary valve stenosis

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Statistics for Pulmonary valve stenosis

Pulmonary valve stenosis: Broader Related Topics

Pulmonary valve stenosis Message Boards

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Definitions of Pulmonary valve stenosis:

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

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Pulmonary valve stenosis as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet


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