Candidates exhibiting a flow murmur
had invariably an excessively decreased retrosternal space resulting in a gross cosmetic deformity.
On chest auscultation, a systolic flow murmur
was audible and there was decreased breath sound in the left infraclavicular area.
Cardiovascular examination demonstrated a 2/6 ejection systolic murmur (flow murmur
) at the base of heart in addition to normal heart sounds.
Typically physicians hear a pulmonary blood flow murmur if the shunt is large, or a ventricular septal defect murmur if the shunt is restricted.
"It's not the ASD itself that makes noise, it is the outflow--a pulmonary flow murmur," Dr.
A pulmonary flow murmur, Still's murmur, venous hum, carotid bruit, and peripheral pulmonary stenosis are benign heart sounds detectable in an office setting, Dr.
* Pulmonary flow murmur. This murmur stems from turbulent blood flow through a normal pulmonary valve.
It may sound like a murmur of aortic stenosis, mitral insufficiency, or even a normal flow murmur
. The key finding is that the murmur associated with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy varies in intensity with patient position.
There are also significant disincentives to acknowledging the presence of a benign flow murmur.
There were also the scores of phone calls from dentists' offices wanting to know if our mutual, inadequately informed patient with a benign flow murmur needed antibiotic coverage.