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Definition of Click-murmur syndrome

Click-murmur syndrome: Mitral valve prolapse (also known as "Barlow's syndrome"), the most common heart valve abnormality, affecting 5% to 10% of the world population. Most patients have no symptoms and require no treatment, but some have fatigue and/or palpitations. The mitral valve prolapse can often be detected by a doctor during examination of the heart and confirmed with an echocardiogram.

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Last Editorial Review: 10/30/2013

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