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"AORTIC REGURGITATION"

“ The causes are congenital (e.g. bicuspid aortic valve) or acquired . Acquired regurgitation is more common and may be divided into process...

The causes are congenital (e.g. bicuspid aortic valve) or acquired. Acquired regurgitation is more common and may be divided into processes affecting the valve (e.g. rheumatic fever and endocarditis) or just the ascending aorta (e.g. syphilis, Reiter syndrome, Takayasu arteritis, etc.).
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•  Non-specific cardiomegaly with left ventricular enlargement
•  Apex blunted and inferolateral displacement of the left heart border. ”