Baby with cardiac murmur

Dr. Andrés R. Pérez Riera
Dr. Andrés R. Pérez Riera

Case presentation

Masculine, Asian, baby 11 Months old, natural from Santo André – São Paulo – Brazil.. Positive history of murmur diagnosis from two Months of his life.
Antecedent of two episodes of past pneumony during four and eight Months of his life. His mother refers profuse sweat with the suction and easy fatigability.

increased right ventricular impulse, evidence of mitral incompetence: palpable thrill in apical region and holosystolic murmur of mitral insufficiency is high-pitched, and loudest at the apex radiated to the sternal edge.

The first heart sound is faint.
A systolic ejection murmur is heard loudest at the upper left sternal border, following by a second heart sound widely fixed splitting.

A tricuspid mid-diastolic rumble is appreciated at the lower left sternal border.

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Auspicios Institucionales
  • Sociedad Argentina de Cardiología
  • Federación Argentina de Cardiología
  • SIAC
  • Asociación Argentina de Cardiología
  • Latin American Heart Rhythm Society
  • Fundación Barceló - Facultad de Medicina