Mitral Valve Calcification

Mitral Valve CalcificationCreated OnMay 4, 2020Last Updated OnMay 4, 2020byadmin You are here: Main Radiology Mitral Valve Calcification < All Topics Table of Contents Increased density – due to calcification of the pericardium – follows the contour of the heart Pericardial calcification is an uncommon feature seen on a chest X-ray which is associated with constrictive pericarditis – in this case caused by previous tuberculosis infection Calcification of the mitral valve is common in elderly patients – occasionally this is heavy enough to be seen on a chest X-ray Mitral valve calcification is often asymptomatic but may be associated with arrhythmias or mitral valve incompetence *Some of the image photo is taken from web, we do not own this, it’s for knowledge sharing purpose.

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