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Mid-ventricular HOCM with apical asynergy
  1. J C Cooke,
  2. J M Cotton,
  3. M J Monaghan
  1. Department of Cardiology, King's College Hospital, Denmark Hill, London SE5 9RS, UK
  1. Dr Cooke

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A 45 year old woman presented with recurrent episodes of rapid non-sustained palpitations and associated dizziness. She had no significant medical history or family history of cardiac disease. Examination revealed a soft systolic murmur. ECG showed sinus rhythm with left ventricular hypertrophy on voltage criteria and inferolateral T wave changes. Transthoracic echocardiography demonstrated the unusual finding of mid-ventricular hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy with systolic cavity obliteration at the papillary muscle level and an associated intracavity velocity of 4 m/s. There was sparing of the basal …

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