AORTIC STENOSIS (AS)

AORTIC STENOSIS (AS) is a topic covered in the Harrison's Manual of Medicine.

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Etiologies

Most common are (1) degenerative calcification of a congenitally bicuspid valve, (2) chronic deterioration and calcification of a trileaflet valve, and (3) rheumatic disease (almost always associated with rheumatic mitral disease).

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