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Definition

A rare X-linked heart disease characterized by mitral and/or aortic valve regurgitation. The histologic features include fragmentation of collagenous bundles within the valve fibrosa and accumulation of proteoglycans, which produces excessive valve tissue leading to billowing of the valve leaflets.

Acronym

CVD1

Synonyms

Congenital valvular dysplasia
Congenital valvular heart disease
CVDX
X-linked myxomatous valvular dystrophy
XMVD

 
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