Remember the causes of Aortic Insufficiency using the mnemonic MANCHESTER.
- Medication (containing fenfluramine or dexfenfluramine)
- Aneurysm of aorta
- Ankylosing spondylitis
- Congenital aortic valve disease (Bicuspid valve)
- Cystic medial necrosis
- Calcific degeneration
- Separation of the layers within the aortic wall(Aortic Dissection)
- Syphilitic aortitis
- Takayasu arteritis
- Tears in the intimal layer (Aortic dissection)
- Rheumatic heart disease
- Reactive arthritis
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