TITLE

33-Year-Old Man With Syncope

AUTHOR(S)
Sheldon, Seth H.; Orme, Nicholas M.; Klarich, Kyle W.
PUB. DATE
July 2011
SOURCE
Mayo Clinic Proceedings;Jul2011, Vol. 86 Issue 7, p681
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Case Study
ABSTRACT
The article presents a case study of a 33-year-old man who was presented with syncope, a spontaneous loss of consciousness caused by insufficient blood to the brain. It explores the most appropriate diagnostic test for the disease which is electroencephalography and the best treatment option for the patient. It discusses findings that were consistent with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM), a common genetic disorder linked with genetic mutations.
ACCESSION #
62807426

 

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