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Tricuspid Valve Prolapse MeSH Descriptor Data 2024

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Tricuspid Valve Prolapse
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Scope Note
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.
Previous Indexing
Heart Valve Diseases (1967-1982)
Tricuspid Valve (1966-1982)
Public MeSH Note
91; was see under HEART VALVE DISEASES 1983-90
History Note
91(83); was see under HEART VALVE DISEASES 1983-90
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Tricuspid Valve Prolapse Preferred
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