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Disease Aortic Valve Prolapse

Name Aortic Valve Prolapse
Synonyms Aortic Valve Prolapses | Prolapse, Aortic Valve | Prolapses, Aortic Valve | Valve Prolapse, Aortic | Valve Prolapses, Aortic
Definition The downward displacement of the cuspal or pointed end of the trileaflet AORTIC VALVE causing misalignment of the cusps. Severe valve distortion can cause leakage and allow the backflow of blood from the ASCENDING AORTA back into the LEFT VENTRICLE, leading to aortic regurgitation.
Categories Cardiovascular disease
MeSH® ID D001023
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DiseasesCardiovascular Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Heart Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Heart Valve Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Heart Valve Prolapse Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Aortic Valve Prolapse

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