Arrhythmogenic RV Dysplasia

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This is an example of Arrhythmogenic RV Dysplasia heard at the tricuspid area.

This is a familial abnormality which is associated with replacement of the right ventricle with fibro-fatty tissue. In this condition there is marked enlargement of the right ventricle with decreased vigor of contraction.


The first and second heart sounds are normal.

There is a pansystolic rectangular murmur caused by regurgitant turbulent flow from the right ventricle into the right ventricle.

Arrhythmogenic RV Dysplasia
The recommended auscultation position for the stethoscope is the Tricuspid position. For this sound, use stethoscope's  .


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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.

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A synopsis of important sound features and timing for this abnormality.
Systole: Continuous murmur.
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