The Rosh Reveal: EPISODE 12

What Do You Know About Heart Murmurs in Infants?

April 8, 2019
Welcome to the next episode of The Reveal where we take you inside the mind of a test-taker to deconstruct and connect the dots of a board-style question so you can become a better student, transform how you learn, and excel not only on high-stakes exams, but also in your general medical knowledge. Let’s get started.

A 6-week-old infant presents with decreased appetite. The child is underweight for her age, and her mother says she is not eating well. Physical exam reveals a continuous heart murmur in the left infraclavicular space and a thrill in the suprasternal notch. Which of the following findings would be expected on echocardiogram?

A) Overriding aorta

B) Patent ductus arteriosus

C) Right ventricular outflow obstruction

D) Ventricular septal defect

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By Adam Rosh

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