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Apical Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Apical Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
Tree Number(s)
C14.280.195.400.500
C14.280.238.100.250
Unique ID
D000092183
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000092183
Scope Note
A hypertrophic cardiomyopathy characterized by apical hypertrophy, typically LEFT VENTRICULAR HYPERTROPHY (described as "ace of spades" sign), and deep T-wave inversions in EKG. Clinical symptoms include minor symptoms such as CHEST PAIN; DYSPNEA; and SYNCOPE to more complex symptoms such as ATRIAL FIBRILLATION; VENTRICULAR FIBRILLATION; MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION and CONGESTIVE HEART FAILURE. A transient left ventricular apical hypertrophy is sometimes associated with TAKOTSUBO CARDIOMYOPATHY.
Entry Term(s)
Apical-Variant HCM
Left Ventricular Apical Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
Previous Indexing
Cardiomyopathy, Hypertrophic (1980-2022)
Public MeSH Note
2023
History Note
2023
Date Established
2023/01/01
Date of Entry
2022/07/08
Revision Date
2021/10/18
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