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Displaced Apex Beat

 
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Overview

    • Feel For

    • The apex beat palpable in the axilla.
    • Causes of Displaced Apex Beat

    • Cardiomegaly - idiopathic, cardiomyopathy, congestive cardiac failure, aortic regurgitation, mitral regurgitation, ventricular septal defect
    • Right-sided tension pneumothorax
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