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- Figure 35. Mitral valve prolapse. The mitral valve has redundant leaflets and the chordae tendineae are long and mildly thickened.
- Figure 36. Mitral valve prolapse, histologic section. Fibromyxomatous degeneration of the mitral valve is characterized by loose connective tissue and deposition of myxoid material (Hematoxylin and Eosin, 40X)
- Figure 37. Mitral valve annular calcification. There is a diffuse ring of calcium with grumous degeneration involving the annulus and extending into the myocardium (arrows).
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