History: 4-month-old girl. Failure to th
4-month-old female infant. Mother concerned about not meeting goals for child's age. History of sudden death in family. Mother wants complete workup.
Use the 'heart sounds' link above to virtually auscultate this patient.
Significant independent predictors of the presence of a confirmed cardiac lesion:
- A loud murmur of intensity 3 or greater.
- Best heard at the pulmonic location (2LICS).
- Harsh sound.
- Pansystolic murmur.
- Systolic click.
- Abnormal second heart sound - fixed splitting during respiration.