12 year old with respiratory infections

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History

12 year old boy complains of headaches and periodic nose bleeds. Blood pressure elevated. History of frequent respiratory infections.

Exam

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Auscultation Tips

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.