Mitral Valve Leaflet Prolapse

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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).

Mitral Valve Leaflet Prolapse
The recommended auscultation position for the stethoscope is the Mitral position. For this sound, use stethoscope's Diaphragm.


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The recommended patient position is Supine

Phonocardiogram

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This waveform plots sound amplitude on the vertical axis against time on the horizontal axis.

Heart Animation

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