Mitral Valve Prolapse (Barlow Syndrome)

About- Mitral valve prolapse also called floppy mitral valve syndromesystolic click murmur syndromebillowing mitral leaflet, myxomatous mitral valve disease, or Barlow syndrome is a valvular heart disease characterized by improper closure of the valve between the heart's upper and lower-left chambers

Symptoms-
Mitral valve prolapse Chest pain
Mitral valve prolapse Cough
Mitral valve prolapse Dizziness
Mitral valve prolapse Fatigue
Mitral valve prolapse Heart arrhythmia
Mitral valve prolapse Light-headedness
Mitral valve prolapse Shortness of breath

Causes-
Mitral valve prolapse Abnormally stretchy valve leaflets (called myxomatous valve disease)
Mitral valve prolapse Connective tissue diseases
Mitral valve prolapse Family history

Risk factors
Mitral valve prolapse Alcoholism

Mitral valve prolapse Ebstein anomaly
Mitral valve prolapse Ehlers-Danlos syndrome
Mitral valve prolapse Excessive caffeine intake
Mitral valve prolapse Family history
Mitral valve prolapse Graves' disease
Mitral valve prolapse Magnesium deficiency
Mitral valve prolapse Marfan syndrome
Mitral valve prolapse Muscular dystrophy
Mitral valve prolapse Older age
Mitral valve prolapse Polycystic kidney disease
Mitral valve prolapse Scoliosis

Complications
Mitral valve prolapse Endocarditis

Mitral valve prolapse Heart arrhythmias

Mitral valve prolapse Mitral valve regurgitation


Specialist to visit
Mitral valve prolapse Cardiologist

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References
https://en.wikipedia.org
https://www.mayoclinic.org
https://www.healthline.com
http://www.heart.org
https://www.webmd.com

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