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Primary versus secondary mitral valve prolapse: clinical features and implications.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7049478     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
This study considers the implications that two types of mitral valve prolapse exist. One is primary, and consists of a basic abnormality of the mitral apparatus. While the etiology of this lesion may not always be the same, the major gross abnormalities are usually constant. Secondary mitral valve prolapse generally exists merely as a consequence of reduced or abnormal ventricular dimensions, and usually appears to be a benign phenomenon.
H J Levine; J M Isner; D N Salem
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Clinical cardiology     Volume:  5     ISSN:  0160-9289     ISO Abbreviation:  Clin Cardiol     Publication Date:  1982 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1982-10-12     Completed Date:  1982-10-12     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7903272     Medline TA:  Clin Cardiol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  371-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Anorexia Nervosa / complications
Cardiomyopathy, Hypertrophic / complications,  diagnosis
Funnel Chest / complications
Heart Septal Defects, Atrial / complications,  diagnosis
Hypertension, Pulmonary / complications
Mitral Valve Prolapse / classification*,  complications,  diagnosis*
Myxoma / complications,  pathology

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