Corpus ID: 29955876

Magnesium deficiency in the pathogenesis of mitral valve prolapse.

  title={Magnesium deficiency in the pathogenesis of mitral valve prolapse.},
  author={Leo Galland and Steven M. Baker and Robert K. McLellan},
  volume={5 3-4},
  • Leo Galland, Steven M. Baker, Robert K. McLellan
  • Published in Magnesium 1986
  • Medicine
  • Idiopathic mitral valve prolapse (MVP) is the commonest valvular disorder in industrialized nations. It is predominantly a familial condition, showing Mendelian dominance with delayed and variable penetrance. Although hyperkinesis and hypertrophy of the left ventricle have been described in MVP, its histopathology, somatic morphology and genetics support the leading theory that MVP results from a hereditary disorder of connective tissue. Latent tetany (LT) due to chronic Mg deficit (Mg-D… CONTINUE READING

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