Aortic Regurgitation (Decrescendo Diastolic Murmur)

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This is an example of a decrescendo murmur starting early in diastole.

The first and second heart sounds are normal.

The decrescendo murmur is high pitched. The anatomy tab shows a enlarged left ventricle with normal contractility. You can see regurgitant flow from the aorta into the left ventricle which causes the murmur.

Aortic Regurgitation (Decrescendo Diastolic Murmur)
The recommended auscultation position for the stethoscope is the Erbs-Point position. For this sound, use stethoscope's Diaphragm.


maneuver
The recommended patient position is Sitting leaning forward

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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