refers to the disorganized, unpredictable, haphazard movement
of a leaflet of one of the heart valves.
The mitral valve is quite often involved in disease processes,
cause a leaflet of the valve to rupture and become flail as
a result of not having proper support of the chordae tendineae
Some of these diseases include myxomatous degeneration, myocardial
infarction, infection, trauma, genetic, and congenital defects.