Case Studies | Cardiology Science | India | Volume 5 Issue 2, February 2016
Isolated Left Ventricular Noncompaction in a 25 Year Old Male
Albert T Pochury, Patrick R Marak, Johan Vanlalpeka
Ventricular noncompaction (VNC) of the myocardium is a rare genetic cardiomyopathy caused by a disorder during endocardial morphogenesis and could be accompanied by life-threatening complications. The major clinical manifestations of VNC are heart failure, arrhythmias, and embolic events. The left ventricle is the most commonly reported affected site, but a few cases of right ventricular involvement have also been reported. We report the case of a young male who presented with features of heart failure. Trans thoracic echocardiography showed the characteristic trabeculations of left ventricular noncompaction with associated depressed left ventricular dysfunction.
Keywords: ventricular noncompaction, spongiform cardiomyopathy
Edition: Volume 5 Issue 2, February 2016
Pages: 2215 - 2216
How to Cite this Article?
Albert T Pochury, Patrick R Marak, Johan Vanlalpeka, "Isolated Left Ventricular Noncompaction in a 25 Year Old Male", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/search_index_results_paperid.php?id=NOV161771, Volume 5 Issue 2, February 2016, 2215 - 2216
94 PDF Views | 57 PDF Downloads