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Types of heart murmurs

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This section contains information concerning different types of murmur that may be heard.

Note that with reference to valvular lesions:

  • systolic murmurs imply incompetence of atrioventricular valve or stenosis/sclerosis of semilunar valve.
  • diastolic murmurs imply stenosis of atrioventricular valve or incompetence of semilunar valve

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