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Mucinous valvular disease of the elderly

Myxoid valvular disease in the elderly refers to a degenerative, nonspecific and non-inflammatory heart valve disease in which the myxoid degeneration of the heart valve causes the atrioventricular valve to prolapse into the atrium in systole and the semilunar valve to prolapse into the ventricular outflow tract in diastole, with or without valve insufficiency. This myxoid degeneration can lead to multi valve prolapse. Mitral valve prolapse is the most common clinically, followed by aortic valve prolapse and tricuspid valve prolapse, and pulmonary valve prolapse is rare. This disease and its complications (tendon rupture) are common causes of valve regurgitation, and severe cases need surgical intervention.

Symptoms

Acute left heart failure in the elderly

Pleural effusion and pleurisy in the elderly

Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy in the elderly

Premature contraction in the elderly

Respiratory acidosis in the elderly

Hypothyroid heart disease in the elderly

Anaerobic pneumonia in the elderly

Bacillus melioides pneumonia

Elderly acute respiratory distress syndrome

Pulmonary embolism in the elderly

Lacunar infarction in the elderly

Hyperthyroid heart disease in the elderly

Senile positive bacilli pneumonia

Pneumonoid pleural effusion

Pulmonary heart disease in the elderly

Interstitial pneumonia in the elderly

Elderly ischemic cardiomyopathy

Hospital acquired pneumonia of the elderly

Lipoid pneumonia

Sarcoidosis of the elderly

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