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Aortic Stenosis (Diamond Shaped Systolic Murmur) C31 | #123

This is an auscultation example of a diamond shaped systolic murmur associated with aortic stenosis. The first and second heart sounds are normal. The murmur starts shortly after the first heart sound and ends before the second heart sound. The murmur is mid to high-pitched. The anatomy video shows a markedly thickened left ventricle. The aortic valve leaflets are thickened and immobile. The murmur is caused by turbulent flow across the stenotic aortic valve.

Auscultation Audio

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Patient Sounds

patient heart or lung sound
Aortic Stenosis (Diamond Shaped Systolic Murmur) C31

Half Speed Patient Sounds

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Aortic Stenosis (Diamond Shaped Systolic Murmur) C31

Technique

Patient position
The patient's position should be sitting.

Auscultation Tips

Systole:Diamond shaped, harsh, high-pitch, late peaking murmur

Sound Wave



Observe Cardiac Animation

The animation shows a markedly thickened left ventricle. The aortic valve leaflets are thickened and immobile. The murmur is caused by turbulent flow across the stenotic aortic valve.
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Aortic Stenosis (Diamond Shaped Systolic Murmur) C31 | #123

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