Tumour plop – MCQ – Answer

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Tumour plop – MCQ – Answer

Tumour plop is a — sound – Correct answer: a) Early diastolic

Other early diastolic sounds are opening snap of mitral stenosis, opening sounds of mitral or tricuspid mechanical prosthetic valves and pericardial knock in constrictive pericarditis. Tumour plop occurs when a pedunculated mobile atrial myxoma abruptly blocks at the mitral or tricuspid valve.

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Reference: Braunwald’s Heart Disease: A Textbook of Cardiovascular Medicine, 10th Edition. Chapter 8: Physical Examination of the Heart and Circulation