candle flame appearance

A finding by Doppler color flow imaging—the central blue color that corresponds to a zone of high velocity, surrounded by a yellow-orange blush, corresponding to a turbulent zone of lower blood flow. The appearance is typical of mitral stenosis (MS); other Doppler changes in MS have scimitar, mushroom and bifid jet shapes

candle flame appearance

Cardiology A finding by Doppler color flow imaging–the central blue color that corresponds to a zone of high velocity, surrounded by a yellow-orange blush, corresponding to a turbulent zone of lower blood flow; the CFA is typical of mitral stenosis–MS, other Doppler changes in MS have scimitar, mushroom and bifid jet shapes.
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