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Isolated noncompaction of myocardium associated with calcification in the interventricular septum.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  12947509     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
We describe a 12-year-old male with isolated noncompaction of the myocardium and associated abnormal calcification in the basal interventricular septum, and we present a review of the literature. The patient has been healthy and free of symptoms. The electrocardiogram showed abnormal Q waves in III, V1, V2, and ST elevation in V1-V3. Exercise testing demonstrated ST depression in V4 and V5. Myocardial scintigraphic examination showed a regional reduction in iodine-1,2,3-beta-methyl-iodophenylpentadecanoic acid uptake in the basal interventricular septum. Since coronary angiography demonstrated normal coronary vessels and the trabeculations were not prominent in this region, we hypothesize that coronary microcirculatory dysfunction may cause subendocardial infarction associated with calcification in the same area.
Authors:
M Nil; K Mori; Y Yuasa; F Ichida
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article     Date:  2003-09-04
Journal Detail:
Title:  Pediatric cardiology     Volume:  24     ISSN:  0172-0643     ISO Abbreviation:  Pediatr Cardiol     Publication Date:    2003 Nov-Dec
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2004-02-05     Completed Date:  2004-02-27     Revised Date:  2008-02-20    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8003849     Medline TA:  Pediatr Cardiol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  591-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Pediatrics, Tokushima University School of Medicine.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Calcinosis / diagnosis*
Cardiomyopathies / diagnosis*
Child
Diagnosis, Differential
Electrocardiography
Heart Septal Defects, Ventricular / diagnosis*
Humans
Male

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