Apical non-obstructive hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (Yamaguchi hypertrophy)
Chronic smoker presents with recurrent chest pain and dyspnea.
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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