Mitral valve prolapse

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What is mitral valve prolapse?

Mitral valve prolapse (MVP) is defined as prolapse or billowing of one or both mitral valve leaflets into the left atrium during systole (contraction of the heart).

Common symptoms reported by people with mitral valve prolapse

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What people are taking for it

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Treatments taken by people for mitral valve prolapse

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Compare treatments taken by people with mitral valve prolapse

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Who has mitral valve prolapse on PatientsLikeMe?

  • 0 new patients joined this month
  • 127 say mitral valve prolapse is their primary condition

Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 3
20s 50
30s 67
40s 123
50s 158
60s 127
70+ 43
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 99
20-29 years 89
30-39 years 51
40-49 years 18
50-59 years 2
60-69 years 6
70+ years 1

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 84
Female 492

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 399
Not Diagnosed 4

These charts show data from mitral valve prolapse patients who have completed their condition history
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