An Unusual Type of Localized Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy With Wolf Parkinson White Syndrome Presenting With Pulmonary Edema

Mehmet Bulent Vatan, Huseyin Gunduz, Safiye Gurel, Ibrahim Kocayigit, Ahmet Vural, Saadet Demirtas, Mehmet Akif Cakar, Yasemin Gunduz


Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM) is an autosomal dominant heart disease that is the most common genetic cardiac disorder. The disease is characterized by excessive thickening of the left ventricular myocardium. The anterior portion of the interventricular ventricular septum is often involved. Asymmetric hypertrophy of apical site, left ventricular free wall, and right ventricle are less common in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy that occur in 1% cases. We report a case of a patient with an unusual type of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy and Wolf Parkinson White (WPW) presenting with pulmonary edema.

Cardiol Res. 2012;3(3):133-136


Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy; Wolf parkinson white syndrome

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