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Hello my daughter had mitral valve repair surgery in oct 2009 at the age of 4. at a check up 2 weeks ago a vegitatiin was found near her left ventricl?

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Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 59 years experience
Dental status: What is the status of your childs teeth. Does she have dental caries (cavities) or gum disease, or has she had recent dental work? This could be a source of her endocardial vegetations.
Last updated Apr 5, 2013


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