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(M1.CV.130) A 79-year-old man presents to the emergency room after a syncopal event. The patient has a history of hyperlipidemia for which he is taking atorvastatin. On physical examination, his vital signs are stable, but on cardiac auscultation, you detect a crescendo-decrescendo systolic murmur loudest on the right upper sternal border radiating to the neck. On physical exam, one would also expect: Topic Review Topic

1. That the murmur would best be heard in the lateral left decubitus position
2. The character of the murmur would be machine-like
3. The murmur would also have a mid-systolic click loudest at S2
4. The murmur would also have an opening snap
5. Palpation of the carotid pulse would be weak and late relative to the patient’s heart sounds

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