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Disease Tricuspid Valve Prolapse

Name Tricuspid Valve Prolapse
Synonyms Prolapses, Tricuspid Valve | Prolapse, Tricuspid Valve | Tricuspid Valve Prolapses | Valve Prolapses, Tricuspid | Valve Prolapse, Tricuspid
Definition Abnormal protrusion of one or more of the leaflets of TRICUSPID VALVE into the RIGHT ATRIUM during SYSTOLE. This allows the backflow of blood into right atrium leading to TRICUSPID VALVE INSUFFICIENCY; SYSTOLIC MURMURS. Its most common cause is not primary valve abnormality but rather the dilation of the RIGHT VENTRICLE and the tricuspid annulus.
Categories Cardiovascular disease
MeSH® ID D014263
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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 Has associated exposure references Heart Valve Prolapse Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Tricuspid Valve Prolapse

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