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murmur

Med any abnormal soft blowing sound heard within the body, usually over the chest

murmur

[′mər·mər]
(medicine)
A blowing or roaring heart sound heard through the wall of the chest; caused by blood flow through a defective valve.
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The echo-Doppler also revealed a restrictive patent ductus arteriosus, which explained the full, brisk pulses and the decrescendo diastolic murmur.
History and physical findings requiring further cardiac workup Historical findings Sudden cardiac death of a family member before the age of 50 Palpitations during exercise Dyspnea with exercise Chest pain with exercise Syncope or near syncope with exercise Physical findings Abnormal heart rhythms Diastolic murmurs Systolic murmurs that increase with Valsalva or decrease in the supine position Asymmetric pulses Findings consistent with Marfan syndrome Table 3.
On auscultation an accentuation in the pulmonary component of the S2, high frequency pansystolic murmur at the apex with radiation to axilla and back, low frequency apical diastolic murmur and third heart sound were heard.