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Pathology of Heart

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Deep Vein Thrombosis
Inflammatory changes that attack to deep venous system of the lower leg.
Infective Endocarditis
infection of the inner layer of the heart and valves because bacteria or fungi.
Atherosclerosis
fatty plaques accumulate in the lining of the artery walls.
Valvular disorders
Congenital defects affecting the mitral quite often.
Varicose Veins
develop when valve of the veins are damaged - prevent back flow of blood
Rheumatic heart disease
Due to unusual immune reaction.
Coronary Artery Disease
disease interfering with ability of coronary arteries to deliver sufficient blood to heart muscle.
Hypertensive heart disease
Diagnosed if patient BP is consistently above 140/90
Arteriosclerosis
decrease in elasticity of vessel walls.
Congestive heart failure
Occurs when myocardium is unable to pump adequate amount of blood.
Oncology
most common primary tumor of heart is mucous connective tissue (myxoma)
Aneurysm
Ballooning or dilation of the wall of vessels Caused by weakening of vessel wal