History: Eight-year-old boy with generalized malaise
Eight-year-old boy with lack of appetite, low energy, crying, doesn't play with friends.
Use the 'heart sounds' link above to virtually auscultate this patient.
Significant independent predictors of the presence of a confirmed cardiac lesion:
- A loud murmur of intensity 3 or greater.
- Best heard at the pulmonic location (2LICS).
- Harsh sound.
- Pansystolic murmur.
- Systolic click.
- Abnormal second heart sound - fixed splitting during respiration.