Mitral Valve Leaflet Prolapse C31 Auscultation Lesson with Recordings

Virtual Auscultation

patient torso with stethoscope chestpiece

patient position during auscultation
The patient's position is supine.

Lesson

This is an auscultation example of Mitral Valve Leaflet Prolapse. A mid-systolic click is followed by a late systolic diamond shaped murmur. On the animation tab you can see prolapse of both the anterior and posterior mitral valve leaflets and turbulent flow across the incompetent mitral leaflets (murmur of mitral regurgitation).
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Heart Sounds Video

Play the animation and take note of the prolapse of both the anterior and posterior mitral valve leaflets and turbulent flow across the incompetent mitral leaflets (murmur of mitral regurgitation).


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