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Intramyocardial calcification in a patient with apical hypertrophic cardiomyopathy.
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PMID:  22728484     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Intramyocardial calcification is a very rare condition. We report a case of a 72-year-old man with apical hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, who was initially suspected of having a thrombus in the left ventricular apex on echocardiography, but was finally diagnosed as having apical intramyocardial calcification on multidetector computed tomography. The mechanism of developing intramyocardial calcification remains to be elucidated, but the patient has been stable for more than 2 years.
Satoshi Kaimoto; Tatsuya Kawasaki; Michiyo Yamano; Shigeyuki Miki; Tadaaki Kamitani; Hiroki Sugihara
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2012-06-15
Journal Detail:
Title:  Internal medicine (Tokyo, Japan)     Volume:  51     ISSN:  1349-7235     ISO Abbreviation:  Intern. Med.     Publication Date:  2012  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-06-25     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9204241     Medline TA:  Intern Med     Country:  Japan    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1523-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Cardiology, Matsushita Memorial Hospital, Japan.
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