Eponymythology: heart murmur eponyms and named cardiac murmurs. Related eponyms, the person behind their origin, their relevance today, and modern terminology.
Carey Coombs murmur: short mid-diastolic murmur with active rheumatic carditis and mitral-valve inflammation. 1907 Carey Coombs (1879-1932)
Carey Franklin Coombs (1879-1932) British cardiologist. Known for his work on rheumatic and coronary heart disease. Eponym: Carey Coombs murmur