Apical non-obstructive hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (Yamaguchi hypertrophy)
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Jha, P. Apical non-obstructive hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (Yamaguchi hypertrophy). Case study, Radiopaedia.org. (accessed on 03 Oct 2022) https://doi.org/10.53347/rID-16177
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27th Dec 2011
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20 Dec 2012
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Chronic smoker presents with recurrent chest pain and dyspnea.
Age: 20 years
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Marked myocardial hypertrophy of left lateral ventricle is seen, with marked myocardial thickening at apex, and significant narrowing during systole.
- 1. Yamaguchi H, Ishimura T, Nishiyama S et-al. Hypertrophic nonobstructive cardiomyopathy with giant negative T waves (apical hypertrophy): ventriculographic and echocardiographic features in 30 patients. Am. J. Cardiol. 1979;44 (3): 401-12. - Pubmed citation