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First Heart Sounds

First Heart Sound plus Aortic Ejection Click

torso with stethoscope chestpiece
stethoscope chestpiece
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Maneuver:Sitting
Chestpiece Position:Aortic
Chestpiece:Diaphragm
First Heart Sounds: First Heart Sound plus Aortic Ejection Click
An aortic ejection click is caused by thickened aortic valve leaflets. This is commonly seen in a bicuspid aortic valve, a congenital abnormality where someone is born with two aortic valve leaflets instead of the normal three.


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