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Differential Diagnosis For Abnormal Heart Sounds/Child


List of current finding(s):

Trauma Causes
Penetrating cardiac wound/stabbing
Penetrating chest trauma/stabbing
Pneumothorax, traumatic
Myocardial contusion
Pericardial laceration
Pericardial trauma
Iatrogenic, Self Induced Disorders
Fluid overload/iatrogenic
Pericardiocentesis procedure
Surgical, Procedure Complication
Pericardial window/surgical
Infectious Disorders (Specific Agent)
Chagas disease myocarditis
Myocarditis, bacterial
Myocarditis, viral
Pericarditis, viral, acute benign
Chagas disease
Diphtheria myocarditis/toxicity
Myocarditis, trichinosis
Myocarditis, fungal
Infected organ, Abscesses
Pericarditis, purulent
Myocarditis, acute
Myocarditis, secondary (infection)
Abscess, myocardium
Granulomatous, Inflammatory Disorders
Sarcoidosis, myocardial
Neoplastic Disorders
Myocardial sarcoma, primary
Myocardium, rhabdomyoma
Allergic, Collagen, Auto-Immune Disorders
Rheumatic carditis, active
Myocarditis, giant cell type
Rheumatic fever
Myocarditis, hypersensitivity/allergy
Congenital, Developmental Disorders
Mitral valve prolapse syndrome
Ventricular large septal defect
Pulmonary A/V malformation
Ventricular septal defect
Aortic stenosis, congenital valvular
Aortic valve bicuspid stenosis
Tetralogy of Fallot
Hereditary, Familial, Genetic Disorders
Cardiomyopathy, hereditary
Hereditary MVP (Flail Mitral valve)
Anatomic, Foreign Body, Structural Disorders
Arteriovenous fistula/communication
Chordae tendinae rupture
Aneurysm, ventricular
Aortic stenosis
Emphysema, mediastinal
Obliterative cardiomyopathy syndrome
Pericarditis, chronic constrictive
Arteriosclerotic, Vascular, Venous Disorders
Myocardial infarction, acute
Pericarditis with myocardial infarction
Pulmonary embolism
Cardiomyopathy, ischemic
Functional, Physiologic Variant Disorders
Normal variant
Vegetative, Autonomic, Endocrine Disorders
Left bundle branch block
Thyrotoxic heart disease
Reference to Organ System
Cardiomyopathy, congestive
Pericarditis, acute
Pulmonary Edema, Left Ventrical
Cardiomyopathy, secondary
Congestive heart failure
High output heart failure
Right congestive heart failure/chronic
Cardiomyopathy, dilated
Cardiomyopathy, peripartum
Congestive heart failure/occult/chron.
Idiopathic, Unclassified Disorders
Cardiomyopathy, idiopathic
Left ventricular dilatation
Physiologic effects/variations
Infiltrative cardiomyopathy
Myocardial/Ventricular dyskinesia
Heirarchical Major Groups
Left ventricle disorder
Poisoning (Specific Agent)
Cardiomyopathy, alcoholic
Organ Poisoning (Intoxication)
Myocarditis, toxic

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External Links Related to Abnormal Heart Sounds/Child
PubMed (National Library of Medicine)
NGC (National Guideline Clearinghouse)
Medscape (eMedicine)
Harrison's Online (accessmedicine)
NEJM (The New England Journal of Medicine)