murmur

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Related to diastolic murmurs: presystolic murmur

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.
The SPUD proved superior to physical examination in detecting systolic and diastolic murmurs, left ventricular systolic dysfunction, and mitral valve prolapse.