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Coexistence of hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy and mitral annular calcification: proposed etiologic relationship.
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PMID:  571864     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A case of combined hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy and mitral annular calcification is reported. The characteristic features of both entities were clearly demonstrated by thorough noninvasive examinations. It is proposed that the association of the two conditions is not coincidental but that mitral annular calcification, by narrowing of the left ventricular outflow tract, can result in the development of hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy. Mitral annular calcification should possibly be added to the other causes of pressure overload of the left ventricle--such as hypertension and valvular or discrete subvalvular aortic stenosis--as a potential etiology of secondary hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy.
K L Wanderman; G Margulis
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Israel journal of medical sciences     Volume:  15     ISSN:  0021-2180     ISO Abbreviation:  Isr. J. Med. Sci.     Publication Date:  1979 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1979-09-01     Completed Date:  1979-09-01     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0013105     Medline TA:  Isr J Med Sci     Country:  ISRAEL    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  422-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Calcinosis / complications*,  diagnosis
Cardiomyopathy, Hypertrophic / diagnosis,  etiology*
Mitral Valve*

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