TITLE

Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy and acute myocardial necrosis with normal coronary arteries

AUTHOR(S)
Esteban, M. T. Tome; Ashworth, M.
PUB. DATE
October 2008
SOURCE
Heart;Oct2008, Vol. 94 Issue 10, p1357
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a case study of a 15-year-old male diagnosed with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy at the age of 5. It states that he attended his local hospital where he deteriorated with severe pulmonary oedema and profound hypotension. It states that this is a rare example of widespread myocardial ischaemia being the cause of acute haemodynamic deterioration in an adolescent with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy.
ACCESSION #
34640384

 

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