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Auscultation While Standing in the Evaluation of a Heart Murmur in a Pediatric Patient

Specialty:

Cardiology
Pedatrics

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ICD-10:

Description:

Physiologic murmurs are relatively common in pediatric patients. The patient may be referred to a cardiologist for evaluation. Auscultation while standing can identify a physiologic murmur without expensive testing. The authors are from Children Hospital Gatien de Clocheville, University Hospital Centre of Tours, University Francois Rabelais, and University Hospital Centre of Poitiers in France.

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