Auscultation in Primary Care

Aortic Regurgitation (Decrescendo Diastolic Murmur) - waveform


This is an example of a decrescendo murmur starting early in diastole.

The first and second heart sounds are normal.

The decrescendo murmur is high pitched. The anatomy tab shows a enlarged left ventricle with normal contractility. You can see regurgitant flow from the aorta into the left ventricle which causes the murmur.






This website is intended for use by medical professionals for educational purposes only. For medical care, contact a healthcare provider. Copyright 2020 © Medical Training and Simulation LLC. All Rights Reserved.

About | Privacy Policy | Email