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Arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia presenting as acute coronary syndrome: a case report.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  15341876     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia (ARVD) is underdiagnosed cardiomyopathy which commonly presents in young adults with ventricular tachycardia or sudden death. We report a case of ARVD presenting with features of acute coronary syndrome. The suspicion of ARVD came only when echocardiogram revealed abnormal shape and wall motion of right ventricle, which was later confirmed by right ventricular angiogram. The diagnosis of ARVD was discussed and the literature reviewed.
Siddiq I Khalil; Amjad Kamal; Shakeel Ahmad
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  European journal of echocardiography : the journal of the Working Group on Echocardiography of the European Society of Cardiology     Volume:  5     ISSN:  1525-2167     ISO Abbreviation:  Eur J Echocardiogr     Publication Date:  2004 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2004-09-02     Completed Date:  2004-12-23     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100890618     Medline TA:  Eur J Echocardiogr     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  394-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Medicine and Cardiology, Almana General Hospital, PO Box 10366, Jubail 31961, Saudi Arabia.
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MeSH Terms
Acute Disease
Amiodarone / therapeutic use
Anti-Arrhythmia Agents / therapeutic use
Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Dysplasia / drug therapy,  ultrasonography*
Coronary Disease / ultrasonography
Middle Aged
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Anti-Arrhythmia Agents; 1951-25-3/Amiodarone

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