Cardiovascular Medicine Book




Venous Hum

Aka: Venous Hum
  1. See Also
    1. Pediatric Murmur
  2. Epidemiology
    1. Common murmur in age 2-5 years
  3. Physiology
    1. Not a true murmur
    2. Represents noisy Jugular Vein flow
  4. Signs
    1. Continuous murmur with diastolic prominence
    2. Low frequency
    3. Intensity: Grade I to II of VI murmur
    4. Quality: Whining, roaring, or whirring
    5. Best heard in right infraclavicular area, low anterior neck lateral to sternocleidomastoid Muscle with patient seated
    6. Temporarily resolves with maneuvers
      1. Jugular Vein compression on affected side
      2. Supine position
      3. Turning head to affected side
  5. Differential Diagnosis
    1. Patent Ductus Arteriosis (PDA)
    2. AV Fistula
  6. Course
    1. Innocent Murmur
  7. Resources
    1. Cervical Venous Hum (USMLE Clinic, YouTube)

Venous hum (C0277928)

Concepts Sign or Symptom (T184)
SnomedCT 90658001
English venous hum, hum venous, Bruit de diable, Venous hum, Venous hum (finding)
Spanish soplo del diablo, soplo venoso (hallazgo), soplo venoso
Derived from the NIH UMLS (Unified Medical Language System)

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