Hamman murmur


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Ham·man mur·mur

(ham'ăn),
a crunching precordial sound synchronous with the heart beat; heard in mediastinal emphysema; also known as Hamman crunch.

Ham·man sign

(ham'ăn sīn)
A crunching, rasping sound, synchronous with heart beat, heard over the precordium and sometimes at a distance from the chest in mediastinal emphysema Also known as Hamman crunch.
Synonym(s): Hamman murmur.

Hamman,

Louis, U.S. physician, 1877-1946.
Hamman crunch
Hamman disease - Synonym(s): Hamman syndrome
Hamman murmur - Synonym(s): Hamman sign
Hamman sign - a crunching, rasping sound, synchronous with heartbeat, heard over the precordium and sometimes at a distance from the chest in mediastinal emphysema. Synonym(s): Hamman murmur
Hamman syndrome - spontaneous mediastinal emphysema, resulting from rupture of alveoli. Synonym(s): Hamman disease
Hamman-Rich syndrome - Synonym(s): usual interstitial pneumonia of Liebow