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Roger's murmur

Alternative eponyms

  • Bruit de Roger (French)
  • Souffle de Roger (French)

Related people

A loud pansystolic murmur caused by interventricular septal defect of the heart.

Description

A loud pansystolic murmur caused by interventricular septal defect of the heart; maximal at the left sternal border. Present in Roger's disease.

Bibliography

  • H. L. Roger:
    Recherches cliniques sur le communication congénitale des deux coeurs par inocclusion du septum intrerventriculiare.
    Bulletin de l’Académie de médecine, Paris, 1879, 2 série, 8: 1074-1094, 1189-1191.

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