Mnemonics for Causes of Aortic Insufficiency

Remember the causes of Aortic Insufficiency using the mnemonic MANCHESTER.

  • Myxomatoses
  • Medication (containing fenfluramine or dexfenfluramine)
  • Aneurysm of aorta
  • Ankylosing spondylitis
  • Congenital aortic valve disease (Bicuspid valve)
  • Cystic medial necrosis
  • Calcific degeneration
  • Hypertension
  • Endocarditis
  • Separation of the layers within the aortic wall(Aortic Dissection)
  • SLE
  • Syphilitic aortitis
  • Trauma
  • Takayasu arteritis
  • Tears in the intimal layer (Aortic dissection)
  • Ehlers-danlos
  • Rheumatic heart disease
  • Reactive arthritis

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