Carotid bruit: 70 year old man in doctor’s office for a.
A 70 year old man presents to his doctor's office for routine follow up examination. No history of chest pain, heart failure or fainting episodes. Patient has a heart murmur first noted in his early 50s.
Use the 'auscultation' link above to virtually listen to this patient's heart and carotid sounds.
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.