"Mitral Valve Stenosis" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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Narrowing of the passage through the MITRAL VALVE due to FIBROSIS, and CALCINOSIS in the leaflets and chordal areas. This elevates the left atrial pressure which, in turn, raises pulmonary venous and capillary pressure leading to bouts of DYSPNEA and TACHYCARDIA during physical exertion. RHEUMATIC FEVER is its primary cause.
|Mitral Valve Stenosis
- Mitral Valve Stenosis
- Mitral Valve Stenoses
- Stenoses, Mitral Valve
- Stenosis, Mitral Valve
- Valve Stenoses, Mitral
- Valve Stenosis, Mitral
- Mitral Stenosis
- Mitral Stenoses
- Stenoses, Mitral
- Stenosis, Mitral
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