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Double Chamber Left Ventricle Associated With Severe Form of the Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy and High Left Intracavitary Pressure

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Author(s): Ramush Bejiqi | Ragip Retkoceri | Hana Bejiqi | Naim Zeka | Arlinda Maloku | Majlinda Berisha

Journal: Macedonian Journal of Medical Sciences
ISSN 1857-5749

Volume: 6;
Issue: 3;
Start page: 281;
Date: 2013;
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Keywords: Double chamber left ventricle | family screening | hypertrophic cardiomyopathy | sudden death | echocardiography.

ABSTRACT
Double-chambered left ventricle (DCLV) is a rare congenital anomaly, and only a few cases have been reported in the literature, in which a 2-chambered LV is separated by the interventricular septum or an abnormal muscle bundle.We report a case of a girl who was presented at tertiary level for cardiological examination where, during the routine examination systolic murmur was registered. After echocardiographical examination DCLV was confirmed. Anomaly was associated with idiopathic hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM), severe mid cavity obstruction of left ventricle and high intra-ventricular peak pressure.

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