murmur

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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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0231 Heart tones on A2, P2 58 42 46 54 NS Character of murmurs 67 33 69 31 NS PMI of systolic murmurs 71 29 69 31 NS PMI of diastolic murmurs 85 15 77 23 NS Diagnostic conclusion 68 32 54 46 NS + correct complete diagnosis; [+ or -] correct, but incomplete diagnosis; - erroneous diagnosis, III-VI - years of training in medical school A2 - aortic region - right upper sternal border, P2 - pulmonic region - left upper sternal border, PMI - point of maximal intensity Table 5.
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.
The SPUD proved superior to physical examination in detecting systolic and diastolic murmurs, left ventricular systolic dysfunction, and mitral valve prolapse.