33-Year-Old Man With Syncope

Sheldon, Seth H.; Orme, Nicholas M.; Klarich, Kyle W.
July 2011
Mayo Clinic Proceedings;Jul2011, Vol. 86 Issue 7, p681
Academic Journal
Case Study
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.


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