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Glossary for Tricuspid regurgitation

  • Aortic stenosis: A condition which affects the aortic valve of the heart resulting in stenosis of the valve.
  • Atrial Septal Defect: An abnormal connection between the 2 atria, or upper chambers of the heart
  • Chromosome 2 trisomy syndrome: A rare chromosomal disorder where there are three copies of chromosome 2 instead of the normal two.
  • Chronic liver disease: Any form of chronic liver disease
  • Ebstein's anomaly: A congenital heart defect where the tricuspid valve is deformed. The tricuspid valve in the heart normally has three flaps that control blood flow but in Ebstein's anomaly, one of the flaps remains open instead of closing and allows blood to leak through.
  • Endomyocardial fibrosis: Heart disease characterized by progressive fibrosis of the lining of one or both lower heart cavities. This results in constriction of the heart cavity and may involve the heart valves and other structures.
  • Hypereosinophilic syndrome: A rare condition where too many eosinophils are produced over an extended period of time for no apparent reason. The eosinophils can infiltrate various organs and tissues and cause dysfunction or damage
  • Lower extremit oedema:
  • Lower extremity oedema:
  • Mitral regurgitation: A condition which is characterized by a regurgitation of blood from the left ventricle into the atrium due to a problem with the mitral valve
  • Pulmonary hypertension: High blood pressure in arteries connecting the right-side of the heart to lungs.
  • Pulmonary stenosis:
  • Systolic murmur:
  • Ventricular septal defect: An abnormal connection between the 2 lower chambers (ventricles) of the heart.


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