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Mitral Stenosis: Signs and Symptoms

by Carlo Raj, MD
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    The lecture Mitral Stenosis: Signs and Symptoms by Carlo Raj, MD is from the course Valvular Heart Disease.


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    1. Laterally displaced apex
    2. Dysphagia
    3. Hoarseness
    4. Hemoptysis
    5. Dyspnea on exertion
    1. Compression of left recurrent laryngeal nerve.
    2. Increased hydrostatic pressure in the pulmonary veins
    3. Compression of the vagus nerve
    4. Decreased blood supply to the vocal cords
    5. Pulmonary edema leading to upper respiratory tract infection
    1. Cor pulmonale is the result of a primary lung condition, while RHF in mitral stenosis is secondary to left heart failure.
    2. RHF in mitral stenosis is due to cor pulmonale
    3. RHF in mitral stenosis is the result of long standing pulmonary edema similar to cor pulmonale
    4. Cor pulmonale is the result of a primary lung condition, while RHF in mitral stenosis is due to backflow of blood into the right ventricle
    5. Cor pulmonale is the result of a primary lung condition, while RHF in mitral stenosis is the result of compression from the enlarged left atrium
    1. Opening snap followed by a mid-diastolic rumble
    2. Mid-systolic click with a mid-diastolic rumble
    3. Systolic crescendo-decrescendo murmur
    4. Early diastolic decrescendo murmur
    5. High-pitched holosystolic murmur

    Author of lecture Mitral Stenosis: Signs and Symptoms

     Carlo Raj, MD

    Carlo Raj, MD


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