Disease Information for Aortic Sclerosis/Hardening

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Aortic systolic murmur
Heart murmur
Murmur,basal systolic
Systolic murmur
Demographics & Risk Factors
Population Group
Aged Adult
Sex & Age Groups
Population/Elderly Aged
Diagnostic Test Results
Ultrasound
Echo/Normal Echocardiogram
Echo/Trans-esophageal echocardiograph/abnormal (TEE)
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Rule Outs
Aortic stenosis
Associated Disease & Complications
Aortic Sclerosis/Hardening
Definition

Innocent aging and hardening of tissues around the aortic valve. Usually manifest as aortic stenosis like murmur but no gradient on echo or clinical significance

either beyond physical findings.

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NEJM (The New England Journal of Medicine)
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