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Can a teenager develop a heart valve disease?

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Dr. Mark Diamond
Pediatrics
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In brief: Yes

This can occur from damage to the valve from infection, such as untreated strep throat.
Or a late onset developmental defect, such as mitral valve prolapse.

In brief: Yes

This can occur from damage to the valve from infection, such as untreated strep throat.
Or a late onset developmental defect, such as mitral valve prolapse.
Dr. Mark Diamond
Dr. Mark Diamond
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