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How come I have aortic regurgitation, but nobody else in the family has it?

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Dr. Bennett Werner
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Many causes

Aortic regurgitation may be due to diseases with a familial distribution but there are many causes : congenital bicuspid aortic valve, long standing high blood pressure, marfan's syndrome, ankylosing spondylitis, behcet's disease, reiter's syndrome, rheumatoid arthritis - just to name a few.

In brief: Many causes

Aortic regurgitation may be due to diseases with a familial distribution but there are many causes : congenital bicuspid aortic valve, long standing high blood pressure, marfan's syndrome, ankylosing spondylitis, behcet's disease, reiter's syndrome, rheumatoid arthritis - just to name a few.
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Dr. Kevin Lingle
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: Not inherited

Because there are many causes of aortic regurgitation that are not genetically linked.

In brief: Not inherited

Because there are many causes of aortic regurgitation that are not genetically linked.
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