Mitral valve prolapse syndrome
- Matthew J Sorrentino, MD, FACC
Matthew J Sorrentino, MD, FACC
- Professor of Medicine
- Pritzker School of Medicine of the University of Chicago
Mitral valve prolapse (MVP) is associated with a wide variety of clinical features. There are potentially serious arrhythmic and nonarrhythmic complications such as sudden death and infective endocarditis. (See "Arrhythmic complications of mitral valve prolapse" and "Nonarrhythmic complications of mitral valve prolapse".)
In addition, a variety of more nonspecific complaints have been associated with MVP. Atypical or non-anginal chest pain is the most common symptom attributed to MVP. Other manifestations may include:
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