Noncompaction Cardiomyopathy in a Neonate Presenting With Hydrops Fetalis and Pulmonary Hypertension

Rungan, Santuri; Wright, John
December 2013
Pediatric Cardiology;Dec2013, Vol. 34 Issue 8, p2003
Academic Journal
Case Study
Noncompaction cardiomyopathy (NCCM) is a recently recognized form of cardiomyopathy with a variable clinical presentation. This report describes NCCM of a newborn presenting with hydrops fetalis and pulmonary hypertension. To date, this has not been described in the literature. As knowledge of this condition grows, the need to recognize NCCM becomes more important.


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