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what could mitral valve disease; nonrheumatic mean?

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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Rheumatic heart dise: It means there is a mitral valve problem but it isn't likely do to rheumatic fever. If you haven't had rheumatic fever, you can't have rheumatic heart disease.
Answered on Feb 10, 2014

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