Distinguishing innocent from pathological murmurs

  title={Distinguishing innocent from pathological murmurs},
  • Published 2018
Heart murmurs are common in asymptomatic and otherwise well children. Many murmurs are innocent and result from normal patterns of blood flow through heart and blood vessels. However, a murmur can be the sole manifestation of structural heart disease; therefore, a careful evaluation is essential. If in doubt, referral to a paediatrician with expertise in… CONTINUE READING