TITLE

51-Year-Old Man With Heart Murmur

AUTHOR(S)
Tajouri, Tanya H.; Kumar, Gautam; Klarich, Kyle W.
PUB. DATE
November 2010
SOURCE
Mayo Clinic Proceedings;Nov2010, Vol. 85 Issue 11, p1052
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Case Study
ABSTRACT
The article presents a case study of a 51-year-old man with a medical history of hypertension, diabetes mellitus type 2 and obesity. The patient's physical examination revealed that he is obese and added that his cardiac examination showed a regular rhythm and a soft systolic crescendo-decrescendo murmur loudest at the right upper sternal border preceded by an ejection click. It concludes that patients with heart murmur diagnosis must be treated with echocardiographic screening.
ACCESSION #
55414610

 

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