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Descriptor English: Heart Murmurs
Descriptor Spanish: Soplos Cardíacos
Descriptor Portuguese: Sopros Cardíacos
Descriptor French: Souffles cardiaques
Entry term(s): Cardiac Murmur
Cardiac Murmurs
Diastolic Murmur
Diastolic Murmurs
Heart Murmur
Innocent Murmur
Innocent Murmurs
Murmur, Cardiac
Murmur, Diastolic
Murmur, Heart
Murmur, Innocent
Murmurs, Cardiac
Murmurs, Diastolic
Murmurs, Heart
Murmurs, Innocent
Tree number(s): C23.888.447
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D006337
Scope note: Heart sounds caused by vibrations resulting from the flow of blood through the heart. Heart murmurs can be examined by HEART AUSCULTATION, and analyzed by their intensity (6 grades), duration, timing (systolic, diastolic, or continuous), location, transmission, and quality (musical, vibratory, blowing, etc).
Annotation: do not confuse with HEART SOUNDS, a physiological concept
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced
CL classification
CN congenital
CO complications
DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy
DI diagnosis
DT drug therapy
EC economics
EH ethnology
EM embryology
EN enzymology
EP epidemiology
ET etiology
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
MO mortality
NU nursing
PA pathology
PC prevention & control
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
PX psychology
RH rehabilitation
RT radiotherapy
SU surgery
TH therapy
UR urine
VE veterinary
VI virology
Public MeSH Note: 91; was see under HEART AUSCULTATION in Cat E 1972-90
Online Note: search HEART AUSCULTATION 1972-74
History Note: 91(75); was see under HEART AUSCULTATION in Cat E 1972-90
Related: Heart Auscultation MeSH
Heart Sounds MeSH
Phonocardiography MeSH
DeCS ID: 29405
Unique ID: D006337
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Date Established: 1991/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2007/07/09
Heart Murmurs - Preferred
Concept UI M0009958
Scope note Heart sounds caused by vibrations resulting from the flow of blood through the heart. Heart murmurs can be examined by HEART AUSCULTATION, and analyzed by their intensity (6 grades), duration, timing (systolic, diastolic, or continuous), location, transmission, and quality (musical, vibratory, blowing, etc).
Preferred term Heart Murmurs
Entry term(s) Cardiac Murmur
Cardiac Murmurs
Heart Murmur
Murmur, Cardiac
Murmur, Heart
Murmurs, Cardiac
Murmurs, Heart
Innocent Murmurs - Narrower
Concept UI M0502186
Preferred term Innocent Murmurs
Entry term(s) Innocent Murmur
Murmur, Innocent
Murmurs, Innocent
Diastolic Murmurs - Narrower
Concept UI M0502185
Preferred term Diastolic Murmurs
Entry term(s) Diastolic Murmur
Murmur, Diastolic
Murmurs, Diastolic



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