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Bruits: Swishing sounds heard over an artery that may also produce a palpable vibration. See detailed information below for a list of 22 causes of Bruits, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.
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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...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 undiagnosed condition can be fatal. It should be...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 attack, whereas there are various less dangerous...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...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...read more »
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Medical Conditions associated with Bruits:
Additional Heart Sounds (267 causes), Arrhythmia (267 causes), Blood vessel symptoms (480 causes), Circulatory system symptoms (1579 causes), Cardiovascular symptoms (3192 causes), Heart sounds symptoms (109 causes)
Symptoms related to Bruits:
Blood vessel symptoms (480 causes), Arrhythmias (172 causes), Heart sounds (267 causes), Atherosclerosis (35 causes), Increased blood flow, Aneurysm (29 causes), Thromboembolism, Arterio-venous malformation, Cervical bruit (14 causes), Intracranial bruit (5 causes)
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