What Does RHD Look Like?

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What does RHD look like?

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The medical definition of RHD is active or inactive disease of the heart that results from rheumatic fever and that is characterized by reduced functional capacity of the heart caused by inflammatory changes in the myocardium or scarring of the valves. Echocardiography, an imaging test, is used to see the detailed pictures of the heart through sound wave, ultrasound.

Normal and Damaged Mitrals (Open)

 

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