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Clinical cases in Cardiology (nº 7): eleven years old girl with heart murmur and abnormal electrocardiography


Pérez-Lescure Picarzo Ja, Crespo Marcos Db

aUnidad de Cardiología Infantil. Servicio de Pediatría. Hospital Universitario Fundación Alcorcón. Alcorcón, Madrid. España.
bCardiología Infantil. Hospital Universitario Fundación Alcorcón. Alcorcón, Madrid. España.

Correspondence: J Pérez-Lescure. Email:

Reference of this article.:

Pérez-Lescure Picarzo J, Crespo Marcos D. Casos clínicos en Cardiología (n.º 7): niña de 11 años con soplo cardiaco y alteraciones en el electrocardiograma. Rev Pediatr Aten Primaria. 2011;13:99-106.

Published in Internet: 06/04/2011


We continue the series of clinical cases in Paediatric Cardiology checking frequent reasons for consultation in the paediatric offices of Primary Care, presenting them in a brief and practical way and trying to show the electrocardiogram usefulness, diagnostic tool available at the primary care office.

In this paper we present the case of an 11 years old girl with a heart murmur found in a well child examination exam. The way clinical and electrocardiography findings guide the diagnosis of this patient is discussed.

Keywords: Cardiology. Left anterior hemiblock. Incomplete right bundle branch block. Cleft of the mitral valve. Cardiac arrhythmias. Cardiac murmurs.



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