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narrowing of the outflow tract of the right ventricle below the pulmonic valve; may be due to a localized fibrous diaphragm just below the valve or, more commonly, to a long narrow fibromuscular channel.
Synonym(s): Dittrich stenosis
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Dittrich,Franz, German pathologist, 1815-1859.
Dittrich plugs - minute, dirty-grayish, foul-smelling masses of bacteria and fatty acid crystals in the sputum in pulmonary gangrene and fetid bronchitis. Synonym(s): Traube plugs
Dittrich stenosis - narrowing of the outflow tract of the right ventricle below the pulmonic valve. Synonym(s): infundibular stenosis
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