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Heart Murmurs

Heart Murmurs

What causes a heart murmur?

Heart murmurs may be caused by a number of factors or diseases, including:

What are the different types of murmurs?

All murmurs are analyzed for pitch, loudness, and duration. They are also graded according to their intensity (on a scale of one to six, with one being very faint and six being very loud).

Types of murmurs include:

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