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Heart Murmur

Heart Murmur: Introduction

A heart murmur is term used to describe the sound that the heart makes, when it appears different to normal beating. A heart murmur may possibly indicate an Arrhythmias (heartbeat irregularity) or other heart disorder, but some heart murmurs may be normal. Any heart murmur needs prompt professional medical investigation. ...more »

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Heart Murmur: Deaths

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Diagnostic Tests for Heart Murmur

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Causes of Heart Murmur

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Heart Murmur: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Heart Murmur

Heart attacks can be undiagnosed: Although the most severe symptoms of heart attack are hard to miss, there are varying degrees of severity. It is altogether too common for people to die from undiagnosed heart attack, or from...read more »

Heart attacks can be overdiagnosed: Although many people die from heart attacks, there are also many cases where people fear that they have a heart attack, but actually have something milder. Some of the conditions which may be...read more »

Rare heart condition often undiagnosed: The rare heart condition called long QT syndrome can lead to episodes of palpitations and rapid heartbeat....read more »

Heart attack can be over-diagnosed: Although heart attack is often undiagnosed, leading to fatality, it can also be over-diagnosed. People become concerned that a condition is a heart...read more »

Blood pressure cuffs misdiagnose hypertension in children: One known misdiagnosis issue with hyperension, arises in relation to the simple equipment used to...read more »

Hypertension misdiagnosis common in children: Hypertension is often misdiagnosed in adults (see misdiagnosis of hypertension), but its misdiagnosis is even more likely in...read more »

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Heart Murmur: Rare Types

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Definitions of Heart Murmur:

Heart sounds caused by vibrations resulting from the flow of BLOOD through the HEART. They are classified by time of occurrence during the cardiac cycle and duration, and graded by the intensity of sound on a scale of I to VI. They may be normal or abnormal. - (Source - Diseases Database)

An abnormal sound of the heart; sometimes a sign of abnormal function of the heart valves - (Source - WordNet 2.1)

 

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