Modality: MRI (T2)

- “ EKG of the patient showed giant negative 'T' wave, with 2-D echo features suggestive of apical HCM (also known as 'Yamaguchi's hypertrophy). ”

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  • Cardiomyopathy (WHO/ISFC 1995 classification) - “ Cardiomyopathy classification separates the various cardiomyopathies into several subtypes. Cardiomyopathy is defined as a "disease of the myocard...”
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