Double-chambered left ventricle in a young previously healthy man presenting for a routine echocardiographic study (RCD code: IV-1B.2o)

Katarzyna Mizia-Stec, Tomasz Andrzej Bochenek, Magdalena Mizia

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Abstract


A double-chambered left ventricle (DCLV) constitutes a rare congenital malformation. It is usually diagnosed at a neonatal or pediatric age, and often exhibits mixed criteria for diverticulae and aneurysms. This anomaly is characterized by the subdivision of the left ventricle into two chambers by an abnormal septum or muscle band. In this article, we present the case of 30-year-old asymptomatic patient, in whom DCLV was diagnosed by routine echocardiographic study. JRCD 2013; 1 (4): 21–23


Keywords


A double-chambered left ventricle, diverticulum, aneurysm

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.20418%2Fjrcd.vol1no4.60

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