Display Settings:

Format

Send to:

Choose Destination
See comment in PubMed Commons below
Am J Cardiol. 2000 Sep 15;86(6):695-7, A9.

Supernumerary nipple as a cutaneous marker of mitral valve prolapse in Asian Indians.

Author information

  • 1Department of Nephrology, Calicut Medical College, and Baby Memorial Hospital, Kerala, India.

Abstract

We studied 68 Asian Indians from South India with supernumerary nipple (SN) and 49 age- and sex- matched controls without SN for evidence of mitral valve prolapse (MVP) and associated features. We found that MVP and its forme fruste were more common in the SN group (odds ratio 6.0, 95% confidence intervals 2.16 to 16.63), indicating an association of SN with MVP.

PMID:
10980229
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
PubMed Commons home

PubMed Commons

0 comments
How to join PubMed Commons

    Supplemental Content

    Icon for Elsevier Science
    Loading ...
    Write to the Help Desk