Myxoid heart disease: a review with special emphasis on sudden cardiac death.

@article{Scheurman1989MyxoidHD,
  title={Myxoid heart disease: a review with special emphasis on sudden cardiac death.},
  author={E H Scheurman},
  journal={Forensic science international},
  year={1989},
  volume={40 3},
  pages={203-10}
}
Myxoid heart disease (MHD), more commonly known as mitral valve prolapse, is a very common cardiac abnormality affecting 5-10% of the general population. This article reviews the history, symptoms, physical findings, pathology, associated conditions and complications of this entity. Special emphasis is given to sudden cardiac death, which occurs as a result… CONTINUE READING