Apical hypertrophic cardiomyopathy in an adolescent

Congenit Heart Dis. 2010 Mar-Apr;5(2):182-7. doi: 10.1111/j.1747-0803.2009.00346.x.


To our knowledge, this is one of the few reported cases of apical hypertrophic cardiomyopathy in an adolescent patient in the United States. We describe a clinical presentation of an adolescent male who presented for cardiac evaluation and was found to have an apical variant of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy.

Publication types

  • Case Reports
  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't

MeSH terms

  • Adolescent
  • Cardiomyopathy, Hypertrophic / diagnosis*
  • Cardiomyopathy, Hypertrophic / pathology
  • Echocardiography
  • Electrocardiography
  • Exercise Test
  • Heart Ventricles / pathology
  • Humans
  • Male