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what would happen if the chordea tendinae ruptures

A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Jost
36 years experience Cardiology
Regurgitation ++: Triicuspid regurgitation, ascites, edema and enlarged liver. It will lead to right sided chf.
Dr. Louis Grenzer
55 years experience Cardiology
Leaking valve: A rupture of the chordae tendinae of the mitral valve would result in severe leakage so that blood would flow backwards into the left atrium when the ... Read More

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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alon Gitig
20 years experience Cardiology
Usually wear & tear: Most cases of chordae tendinae rupture are because of degeneration after years of routine "wear and tear" leads to thickening and retraction. Rarely, ... Read More
Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
Myxomatous degen.: It occurs in the setting of myxomatous degeneration, an inherited disorder of collagen, manifest premorbidly by long, redundant chordae and a floppy m ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Endometriosis: Endometriomas are a cystic mass full of endometriosis tissue. If it ruptures this spread the endometriosis throughout the pelvis. Although that that s ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
34 years experience General Surgery
Peritonitis: Like any abdominal organ that ruptures (appendix, intestine, stomach), the contents of that organ enters into the abdominal cavity and causes severe i ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Borookhim
25 years experience Geriatrics
You have internal: Bleeding and you will need to be admitted to the hospital. You blood counts need to be followed and you need to be seen by a general surgeon to addres ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Dermal cyst: An epidermal inclusion cyst is a common dermal cyst. If it ruptures it may exude a thick, yellowish substance. If the area becomes red, hot, more tend ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Dang
14 years experience Radiology
See below.: When an ovarian cyst ruptures it can cause severe pain. Usually there is also some internal bleed as well. See your doctor as needed.
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
60 years experience Family Medicine
Ruptured ear drum: Water can carry infectious bacteria into middle ear as it passes through a ruptured ear drum, and cause an infection that would keep the drum from hea ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. TRUC DAO
Dr. TRUC DAO answered
37 years experience Psychiatry
Rupture chordea: it is like an anchor line to fix a tent onto the ground. chordae rupture makes the valve lose its functional closing effect disrupting efficient pumpi ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Randy Stevens
24 years experience General Surgery
It drains: If the ganglion cyst drains into the skin the cyst will disappear for awhile. It may recur. The fluid may reaccumulate afterward.
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