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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Carol Jacobs
Specializes in Pediatrics
Weak tissue: This term is applied to a condition where the tissue that connects the valve to the heart tissue may be looser (weaker). Generally benign (not to worr... Read More

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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Cardiology 22 years experience
Not serious: But should have periodic echocardiogram for surveillance.
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Barry Shapiro
Cardiology 36 years experience
Likely benign: This is a common finding on echo especially in young women. It may be due more to dehydration rather than a structural abnormality.
Dr. Steven Neish
Pediatric Cardiology 38 years experience
Common picture: This is a common description of what can be an unremarkable finding. Some cardiologists will interpret this as mild mitral valve prolapse, but the des... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Binford
Thoracic Surgery 38 years experience
No: The most important thing from the echo is there is no leak. Also since you didn't mention i will assume everything else was normal. Could your valve w... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maya Vazirani
Neonatology 53 years experience
Yes: mitral valve prolapse can be secondary to other diseases you need to see a good geneticist so he can check and follow you
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
Cardiology 44 years experience
Birth defect: It's abnormal tissue composing the mitral valve from birth. Myxomatous tissue is thickened, exuberant, and stretches - thus doesn't provide proper sup... Read More
A 20-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sheldon Brownstein
Specializes in Cardiac Electrophysiology
Mitral valve : Myxomatosis mitral valve is fairly commonly diagnosed with the improvement of Eco technology. Inthe present of no or minimal regurgitation the risk is... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
Cardiology 44 years experience
Read this: This is an excellent article! http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pmc/articles/pmc2921508/.
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bryan Treacy
Gynecology 35 years experience
It depends: The common term to which you refer is a fibroid which are found in up to 70% of women depending on studies. If asymptomatic, as the majority are, they... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 57 years experience
Mitral valve: This is a common finding and considered normal. Unless you have used certain weight reducing medications which may damage the valve. Discuss with you... Read More

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