Prevalence of myxomatous mitral valve prolapse in patients with lymphocytic thyroiditis.

@article{Kahaly1995PrevalenceOM,
  title={Prevalence of myxomatous mitral valve prolapse in patients with lymphocytic thyroiditis.},
  author={G J Kahaly and Susanne Mohr-Kahaly and J{\"o}rg Beyer and Juergen Meyer},
  journal={The American journal of cardiology},
  year={1995},
  volume={76 17},
  pages={1309-10}
}
In conclusion, given the cardiac (mitral regurgitation, endocarditis, thromboembolic complications, arrhythmic sudden death) and neurologic (cerebral embolic event) complications of the pathologic forms of MVP, physicians should look carefully for myxomatous involvement of the mitral valve and prolapse in patients with autoimmune thyroid diseases. Patients… CONTINUE READING