Mitral Valve Stenosis D008946

Diseases [C] » Cardiovascular Diseases [C14] » Heart Diseases » Heart Valve Diseases » Mitral Valve Stenosis

Description

Narrowing of the passage through the MITRAL VALVE due to FIBROSIS, and CALCINOSIS in the leaflets and chordal areas. This elevates the left atrial pressure which, in turn, raises pulmonary venous and capillary pressure leading to bouts of DYSPNEA and TACHYCARDIA during physical exertion. RHEUMATIC FEVER is its primary cause.   MeSH

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