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This image of a sectioned human heart, extracted at the time of this patient’s autopsy, depicts a superior view of the mitral valve, and reveals the gross pathologic changes in the valve’s morphology, including thickening of the valve leaflets, and valvular stenosis, or a reduced luminal diameter.
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Content Providers(s):CDC/ Dr. Edwin P. Ewing, Jr.
Creation Date:1973
Photo Credit:Dr. Edwin P. Ewing, Jr.
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