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Cardiovascular abnormalities in osteogenesis imperfecta.

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To investigate the prevalence of cardiac abnormalities in osteogenesis imperfecta we performed a clinical and echocardiographic study on 20 patients. One patient had aortic regurgitation, 13 had soft late apical systolic murmurs (without significant mitral regurgitation), and seven had systemic hypertension. In only one patient was there echocardiographic evidence of mitral valve prolapse. The aortic root diameter exceeded the normal range in six patients, two of whom were hypertensive. The o...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine, Thailand/Laos MOP
Role:
Author
Journal:
American heart journal
Volume:
106
Issue:
6
Pages:
1416-1420
Publication date:
1983-12-05
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EISSN:
1097-6744
ISSN:
0002-8703
URN:
uuid:459c4a77-e86d-49f8-a05b-5d8733ea13b3
Source identifiers:
42213
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pubs:42213

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