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Heart Murmurs MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Heart Murmurs
Tree Number(s)
C23.888.447
Unique ID
D006337
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D006337
Annotation
do not confuse with HEART SOUNDS, a physiological concept
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).
Entry Term(s)
Cardiac Murmurs
Diastolic Murmurs
Innocent Murmurs
NLM Classification #
WG 260
See Also
Heart Auscultation
Heart Sounds
Phonocardiography
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
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2007/07/09
Heart Murmurs Preferred
Innocent Murmurs Narrower
Diastolic Murmurs Narrower
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