Aortic Sclerosis (Musical Murmur)
Aortic Sclerosis (Musical Murmur)This is a loud murmur early in systole. It has a diamond shaped appearance when viewed on the Waveform tab. The murmur is characterized by regular vibrations which give the murmur a musical quality ("cooing"). It is caused by turbulent blood flow into the aorta. S1 and S2 are normal. Diastole is silent.
The patient's position should be supine.
Listening TipsSystole:Diamond shaped, musical murmur, early systole. Often loud
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