Mucoid degeneration

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a form of degeneration in which the tissues are transformed into a semisolid substance resembling mucus.
- Quain.

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Right now there's one group [from Japan] that has been traveling throughout the world doing mitral valve repairs on dogs with myxomatous degeneration of the valves.
Microscopic evaluation revealed the cyst to be lined by synovium and with cavitating myxomatous degeneration in its wall (Fig.
Their theory that myxomatous changes in the skin could predict severe MVP is based on multiple studies in the scientific literature, starting with a study of 237 MVP patients that linked cases of sudden death to myxomatous degeneration of their mitral valves (N.