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heart murmur

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(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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According to the company, CADence is designed to help physicians detect physiological and pathological heart murmurs.
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Innocent" heart murmurs are more common in young people.
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Fortunately, most heart murmurs in children are innocent.
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However, heart murmurs may be innocent or benign, occurring in normal patients and in pregnancy.
The doctor listens for any abnormality in the rate and rhythm of your heartbeat and for heart murmurs or other abnormal heart sounds that might indicate a heart defect.
Many people have heart murmurs that are harmless, but they can be a sign of a problematic heart condition.
This part of the article has been represents of the preamble to differential diagnostic algorithm (DDA) for diseases, manifested with heart murmurs.
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