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Parasternal Heave

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Overview

  • Left parasternal heave is a sign of right ventricular hypertrophy.
    • How to Elicit

    • Place the thenar eminence of the hand over the left side of the sternum, palpating for an abnormal pulsation.
    • Parasternal Heave
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