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Heart Valve Disorder, Heart Valve Disease, Acute Valvular Dysfunction, Acute Valvular Disorder

  • Causes
  1. Acute Valvular Dysfunction
    1. Aortic Stenosis
    2. Acute Mitral Valve Regurgitation (i.e. acute MI with papillary muscle rupture)
    3. Prosthetic Heart Valve complication (e.g. Thromboembolism, valvular obstruction)
    4. Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy (esp. young patients)
  2. Chronic Valvular Dysfunction
    1. Aortic Stenosis
    2. Aortic Regurgitation (Aortic Insufficiency)
    3. Mitral Stenosis
    4. Mitral Regurgitation
    5. Mitral Valve Prolapse
  3. Congenital Disorders
    1. See Congenital Heart Disease
  • Symptoms
  • Presentations
  1. Dyspnea (most common)
  2. Syncope
  3. Angina