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127 Possible Causes for Headache, Thickening of the Mitral Valve Leaflets

  • Mitral Valve Prolapse

    The patient was admitted with a fever and headache that had persisted for three weeks. Repeated blood cultures showed growth of Streptococcus oralis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Two groups of patients were compared: those with thickening of the mitral-valve leaflets and redundancy (designated the classic form; n 319) and those without leaflet thickening[oadoi.org] Headaches: Migraines and other headaches. Sleep disorders: Inability to fall asleep, problems staying asleep and night time anxiety attacks.[sofferhealth.com]

  • Streptococcal Infection

    Abstract We previously found that 97% of children diagnosed with chronic tension-type headaches had meningismus.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Chronic rheumatic heart disease mostly affects the mitral valve, which can become thickened with calcification of the leaflets, often causing fusion of the commissures and[en.wikipedia.org] In addition to throat pain, the manifestations may include chills, headache, and, in young children, abdominal pain, and vomiting.[symptoma.com]

  • Endocarditis

    Serious cases can cause: Severe headaches Drowsiness Confusion Seizures Sudden fever Vomiting Diagnosis Diagnosis can include an echocardiogram.[hopkinsmedicine.org] Patients most at risk of developing bacterial endocarditis include those who have: Acquired valve disease (for example, rheumatic heart disease) including mitral valve prolapse[my.clevelandclinic.org] Symptoms Some of the initial endocarditis symptoms are flu-like and include fever (temperature at or above 38C), joint and muscle pain and headache.[news-medical.net]

  • Infective Endocarditis

    PATIENT CONCERN: A 42-year-old woman was admitted to our hospital because of fever, abdominal pain, headache, and right limb weakness.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] history of endocarditis history of illegal drug use mitral valve prolapse and valve regurgitation (leaking) and/or thickened valve leaflets The risk of infective endocarditis[healthline.com] Other symptoms may include night sweats, chills, headache and severe loss of appetite resulting in weight loss.[rarediseases.org]

  • Hypertensive Heart Disease

    Symptoms, if they exist at all, are likely to be something as nonspecific as headaches, dizziness, or nausea.[faqs.org] Calcific deposition on base posterior mitral valve leaflet Thrombi on ATRIAL surface or ATRIAL wall fibrous thickening at leaflet friction areas (and at mural endocardium[quizlet.com] If blood pressure reaches the level of a hypertensive crisis, a person may experience headaches and nosebleeds.[medicalnewstoday.com]

  • Parkinson's Disease

    headache.[doi.org] leaflets and in the mitral subvalvular apparatus, causing thickening, retraction, and stiffening of valves and resulting in incomplete leaflet coaptation and valve regurgitation[content.nejm.org] Other adverse events were mild or moderate, likely related to surgery and resolved; the most common were headache (seven patients in the AAV2-GAD group vs two in the sham[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Bacterial Endocarditis

    A sudden, severe headache that is different from past headaches.[myhealth.alberta.ca] Patients most at risk of developing bacterial endocarditis include those who have: Acquired valve disease (for example, rheumatic heart disease) including mitral valve prolapse[my.clevelandclinic.org] BE patients (32-77 years) presented multiple (n 3) or single ischemic strokes (n 2) or encephalopathy and headache (n 2).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Central Sleep Apnea

    When identifying central sleep apnea, symptoms to look out for include constant tiredness, morning headaches, interruptions in breathing throughout the night, poor memory,[morningsignout.com] Two dimensional echocardiography revealed a thickened mitral valve (0.8 cm) and a flail anterior mitral leaflet.[thorax.bmj.com] (vs OSA which is due to upper airway obstruction) SIGNS & SYMPTOMS: chronic fatigue, daytime sleepiness, morning headaches, restless sleep but not associated with snoring.[openanesthesia.org]

  • Fabry Disease

    Cerebrovascular/Central Nervous System Problems Dizziness or vertigo, headache, and early stroke are all cerebrovascular symptoms of Fabry disease.[fabrazyme.com] […] without significant luminal occlusion. c Section through the mitral valve apparatus demonstrating mild mitral valve leaflet thickening and ballooning of the anterior and[doi.org] Valves were examined for the presence of focal or diffuse thickening of the leaflets or subvalvular apparatus (for the mitral valve).[pediatrics.aappublications.org]

  • Sneddon's Syndrome

    The pain, initially misdiagnosed as atypical trigeminal neuralgia, worsened up to chronic daily and such severely disabling headache that she was constrained to bed.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] TTE performed a week after admission showed thickening of both mitral valve (MV) leaflets and a small (0.8 cm 0.9 cm) hyperechogenic, homogeneous mass on the atrial face of[elsevier.pt] ) The International Classification of Headache Disorders, 2nd edn.[thejournalofheadacheandpain.springeropen.com]

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