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What is the pathogenesis of mitral valve prolapse?

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Dr. Mary Callahan
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: MVP

Mitral valve prolapse results from a weakness or floppiness of the valve leaflets due to an abnormality in the connective tissue in the leaflets.
Mitral valve prolapse syndrome is associated with chest pain, rhythm disturbances and mitral regurgitation, and possibly strokes.

In brief: MVP

Mitral valve prolapse results from a weakness or floppiness of the valve leaflets due to an abnormality in the connective tissue in the leaflets.
Mitral valve prolapse syndrome is associated with chest pain, rhythm disturbances and mitral regurgitation, and possibly strokes.
Dr. Mary Callahan
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