Some people are born with a bicuspid aortic valve, which has two flaps (leaflets). Usually, an aortic valve has three flaps (tricuspid valve).
Current as of: December 16, 2019
Author: Healthwise Staff Medical Review: John Pope, MD, MPH - Pediatrics Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine Martin J. Gabica, MD - Family Medicine Larry A. Latson, MD - Pediatric Cardiology, Critical Care Medicine
Medical Review:John Pope, MD, MPH - Pediatrics & Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine & Martin J. Gabica, MD - Family Medicine & Larry A. Latson, MD - Pediatric Cardiology, Critical Care Medicine