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Non-compaction of the left ventricular myocardium with cor-triatriatum and associated anomalies.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  23307466     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Non-compaction of ventricular myocardium (NVM) is a rare clinical entity. It has been reported more frequently in recent years because of continuous improvements in imaging techniques and resolution. Although apical region of the left ventricle is the most commonly involved site, biventricular involvement has also been reported in the published literature. This abnormality is often associated with other congenital cardiac and extracardiac anomalies. We describe such a case, incidentally detected and documented by the combination of echocardiography and multidetector CT coronary angiography. In our case, NVM was associated with Cor-triatriutum, ventricular septal defect, persistent left superior vena cava and an anomalous extracardiac vessel. Synchronous association of all these anomalies in a child has never been reported in the literature.
Neha Singh; Pallavi Aga; Ragini Singh; Bhuwan Tiwari
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article     Date:  2013-01-09
Journal Detail:
Title:  BMJ case reports     Volume:  2013     ISSN:  1757-790X     ISO Abbreviation:  BMJ Case Rep     Publication Date:  2013  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-01-11     Completed Date:  2013-05-07     Revised Date:  2014-04-08    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101526291     Medline TA:  BMJ Case Rep     Country:  England    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Cardiomyopathies / complications*,  congenital,  diagnosis
Cor Triatriatum / complications*,  diagnosis
Diagnosis, Differential
Heart Ventricles / abnormalities*,  radiography,  ultrasonography
Multidetector Computed Tomography

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