Hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy (HOCM)

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard


Incidental finding on CT done for trauma

Patient Data

Age: 25 years
Gender: Female

Sternotomy wires and pacemaker leads are noted and are intact. Marked thickening of the interventricular septum is noted, consistent with the known history of HOCM.

Case Discussion

Prominent features consistent with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy involving the setpum.

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Case information

rID: 23727
Published: 5th Jul 2013
Last edited: 1st Nov 2015
System: Chest, Cardiac
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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