Rytand murmur

Description

Rytand murmur: Mid-late blowing diastolic murmur heard occasionally in patients with complete atrioventricular heart block. Best heard at the apex, and often confused with mitral stenosis.

Rytand murmur cardiac eponym

History

Observations are reported on a blowing apical murmur related to auricular activity in nine elderly but ambulatory patients with varying degrees of auriculoventricular block.

…another murmur which may be heard at the cardiac apex during diastole in the absence of mitral stenosis.

Rytand 1946

Associated Persons


Alternative names

  • La maladie de Rytand

References


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