Aortic Stenosis – Symptoms, Clinical Manifestations
Last Updated : 1/6/2011
N C Joshi
Clinical manifestations
- Most are asymptomatic
- Severe cases: CHF, exertional chest pain, syncope

Physical Examination:
- Acyanotic
- Narrow pulse pressure. Higher BP in the right arm than the left in supravalvular AS
- Systolic thrill with murmur at RUSB, suprasternal notch and over the carotid arteries
- Early ejection systolic click with valvular AS

Figure 2: Cardiac findings of aortic valve stenosis. Abnormal sounds are indicated in black. Systolic thrill may be present in areas with dots.

Contributor Information and Disclosures

N C Joshi
Consultant Pediatrician, Nanavati Hospital, Mumbai, India

First Created : 1/8/2001
Last Updated : 1/6/2011


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