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7777 Forest Lane

Care Tower A, Suite 341

Dallas, Texas 75230 

 

Phone: 972.566.5700

Fax: 844.290.4358

HOURS:  8:00 AM - 5:00 PM  |  M-F

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HEART MURMUR

What is a Heart Murmur?

Heart murmurs are sounds heard during the heart cycle around the heart valves with a stethoscope. This can be innocent or abnormal. 

What Causes a Heart Murmur?

Some causes of a heart murmur are:

  • Holes in the heart or cardiac shunts

  • Heart valve abnormalities

  • Valve calcification

  • Endocarditis (valve infection)

  • Rheumatic fever

What is the Treatment for Heart Murmurs?

Appropriate treatment directed depending on the cause.