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Mitral Valve Stenosis - Ongoing Concerns

Mitral valve stenosis can be an easy condition to overlook in its mild form. But as it gets worse, it often has serious complications. These are serious problems that need treatment.

The most common complications are:

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Other complications include:

  • Fluid buildup in the lungs.
  • Spitting up blood.
  • High blood pressure in the lungs.
  • Blood clots that travel through blood vessels to the heart, brain, kidneys, intestines, arms, or legs.

For more information, see the topics Heart Failure, Atrial Fibrillation, and Endocarditis.

    This information is produced and provided by the National Cancer Institute (NCI). The information in this topic may have changed since it was written. For the most current information, contact the National Cancer Institute via the Internet web site at http:// cancer .gov or call 1-800-4-CANCER.

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    Last Updated: August 08, 2014
    This information is not intended to replace the advice of a doctor. Healthwise disclaims any liability for the decisions you make based on this information.
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