Definition: 'Papillary Muscle Dysfunction'
papillary muscle dysfunctionType: Term
1. impaired function of a papillary muscle, usually due to ischemia or infarction, with resulting incompetence of the mitral (rarely tricuspid) valve.
Synonyms: papillary muscle syndrome
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