A 22-year-old male asked:
Disclaimer

in my echo reprt it says mild buckling of anterior mitral leaflet, no myxomatous thickness seen. and also trace mitral regurgitation.

2 doctor answers
Dr. Barry Shapiro
35 years experience Cardiology
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.
Answered on Apr 16, 2018
2
2 thanks
Dr. Steven Neish
37 years experience Pediatric Cardiology
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 description actually sounds more like one of the common normal variants of mitral valve appearance on echocardiogram. This appearance frequently is associated with no future negative outcomes. Discuss with your physician.
Answered on Apr 27, 2018
1
1 thank

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month

Related questions:

A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anita Prakash
28 years experience Cardiology
Not really: Trace to mild regurgitation on echocardiogram is likely not the cause of your auscultated "murmur" as that would be very hard to hear. I suspect your ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Regurgitation: Most clinicians pay very little attention to echocardiogram findings of trace regurgitation and don't consider it a sign of significant valve patholog ... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
Not much difference: When your reports say or use words like: Mild, slight, it means that it is a minimal change. So you do not have to pay much attention to it although y ... Read More
4
4 thanks
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
No: Mitral regurgitation results in a jet of blood into the left atrium and can be the cause of PACs but not PVCs - here's what's up: mild mitral regurgit ... Read More

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month