Is Mitral Valve Prolapse Hereditary?

Is mitral valve prolapse hereditary?

Mitral valve prolapse can be inherited from families and non-families, if the cause of mitral valve prolapse is familial, it will be inherited. A person may be born with mitral valve prolapse. If you want to confirm whether it hereditary, you should know your family history of the disease.
Mitral valve prolapse can develop in any person at any age. And it occurs in around 2 percent of the population.

And it may be linked to several other conditions, such as:

  • Scoliosis
  • Graves’ disease
  • Marfan syndrome
  • Ebstein’s anomaly
  • Muscular dystrophy
  • Ehlers-Danlos syndrome

Please consult a doctor for more information.


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