First Heart Sounds

First Heart Sound - Loud

torso with stethoscope chestpiece
stethoscope chestpiece
maneuver
Maneuver:Supine
Chestpiece Position:Mitral
Chestpiece:Diaphragm
First Heart Sounds: First Heart Sound - Loud
Notice the thickened mitral valve leaflets. The first heart sound is much louder than the second heart sound. This can be produced by a thickened, but still mobile, mitral valve.


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