heart murmur


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heart murmur

n
(Pathology) an abnormal sound heard through a stethoscope over the region of the heart
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Noun1.heart murmur - an abnormal sound of the heart; sometimes a sign of abnormal function of the heart valves
symptom - (medicine) any sensation or change in bodily function that is experienced by a patient and is associated with a particular disease
systolic murmur - a murmur heard during systole
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Zenga, who is blind and has a heart murmur, but has a sweet nature and would make a wonderful pet
The tot had been born with a heart murmur and a coroner ruled it could not be proven the cocaine directly caused Mary's death in July 2013.
A missed heart murmur can prove fatal for a child in some cases and early detection will facilitate early intervention.
About five to six years ago, I found out I had a congenital heart defect," said Claire "I started collapsing and went to my GP who found out I had a heart murmur.
The 38-year-old singer said that the doctors have run a series of tests on her daughter, in order to give a diagnosis, but are suspecting a heart murmur or an infection.
Plans for a trip to the Curragh and a possible tit at the Prix du Cadran at Longchamp on Arc day have been scuppered after the horse suffered a heart murmur at Chester last week.
I discovered I'd got a heart murmur I didn't know I had, type 2 diabetes, high cholesterol and, of course, it didn't go unnoticed that I smoked like a chimney," laughs the actress and comedienne.
A echocardiogram detected a heart murmur, and he was later diagnosed with a hole in the heart and defective valves.
Sadly Harriet has been diagnosed with quite a severe heart murmur that may mean she will struggle through life to play and act as normal cats should.
Friend Scott Ross said : "Sage was diagnosed at 10 with a heart murmur.
Mr McCabe, aged 56, underwent surgery at the Queen Elizabeth hospital in Edgbaston yesterday to repair the mitral valve inside his heart, after his GP detected a heart murmur during a routine check-up.
His mate is missing him terribly and he needs daily medication for a heart murmur.

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