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murmur

Med any abnormal soft blowing sound heard within the body, usually over the chest
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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 typical murmur is a harsh late peaking crescendo-decrescendo (diamond shaped) systolic ejection murmur, loudest at the right upper sternal border that radiates to the neck.
You hear a suprasternal notch thrill, an apical click, and a 3/6 ejection murmur at the right upper sternal border.
This position typically causes a systolic ejection murmur (a common benign finding in athletes) to become less prominent, whereas it intensifies the murmur of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, a rare condition that is considered a predisposing factor in sudden death during athletic activities.
Physical exam was unremarkable except for a systolic ejection murmur that was graded II/VI at the base.