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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Causes of Heart Murmur
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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...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...read more »
Rare heart condition often undiagnosed: The rare heart condition called long QT syndrome can lead to episodes of palpitations
and rapid heartbeat.
In rare cases, this...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...read more »
Blood pressure cuffs misdiagnose hypertension in children: One known misdiagnosis issue
with hyperension, arises in relation to the simple equipment used to test blood pressure.
The "cuff" around the arm to measure blood...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 children.
Some of the symptoms of hypertension that can be...read more »
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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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