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A 44-year-old member asked:

How are aortic stenosis and mitral regurgitation murmur different?

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Dr. Shoaib Shafique
Vascular Surgery 34 years experience
Aortic stenosis: Causes a high pitched systolic murmur radiating to neck. Mitral regurgitation is low pitched early diastolic murmur with possibility of slight systolic component.
Dr. Fuad Kiblawi
Pediatric Cardiology 28 years experience
Mitral regurgitation: Mr murmur is an early systolic, holosystolic, or also referred to as blowing systolic murmur best heard over the apex radiating to the left axilla. Aortic stenosis is an ejection systolic murmur best heard over the right upper stern all border, radiating to the neck, and there may be an ejection systolic click heard over same area and apex.

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A 31-year-old member asked:

What is the difference between aortic stenosis and a ?Mitral regurgitation murmur?

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Dr. Jacques Kpodonu
Cardiology 27 years experience
Valve: Aortic stenosis is a tight aortic valve , mitral regurgitation is a leaky valve.
A 50-year-old member asked:

What are the differences between aortic stenosis and mitral regurgitation murmur?

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Dr. James Chapman
Cardiology 41 years experience
Multiple: The pitch is different. Also, each is better heard in a different location in the chest, and the duration of the murmur during the cardiac cycle are different.

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