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Mitral Valve Prolapse Causes & Risks

Causes

In most cases, the cause of MVP is unknown. In some cases, it appears to be an inherited genetic condition. Rarely, MVP may be caused by:

Risk Factors

A risk factor is something that increases your chance of getting a disease or condition.

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