Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy and juvenile amaurotic idiocy (one of the ceroid lipofuscinoses ) were diagnosed in a 29 year old man. This combined finding may be one of pure coincidence, but hypertrophic cardiomyopathy like changes of the myocardium are known to occur in Friedreich's ataxia and lentiginosis . The occurrence may, therefore, indicate some fundamental interrelation.
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