Aortic insufficiency

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Etiology

  • Congenitally bicuspid aortic valve
  • Hypertension
  • Valvular calcification
  • Infective endocarditis
  • Rheumatic heart disease
  • Aortic root (or arch) disease: Marfan syndrome, aortic dissection, temporal (giant cell) arteritis, Takayasu's arteritis, ankylosing spondylitis, syphilis, Reiter's syndrome (reactive arthritis), cystic medial necrosis, sinus of Valsalva aneurysm, relapsing polychondritis

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Last updated: December 1, 2014