Abstract

    Open Access Case Report Article ID: IJCMS-6-228

    Endomyocardial fibrosis of the right ventricle

    Diego Sarre-Alvarez*, Cuitláhuac Arroyo-Rodríguez, Juan Manuel Chino-Mendoza, Yhaquelina Admeli Quispe-Villca, and Jose Antonio Arias-Godinez

    Endomyocardial fi brosis is a rare cause of restrictive cardiomyopathy which predominates in lowincome population living in tropical areas. It´s characterized by endomyocardial fi brous tissue deposition causing restrictive physiology with poor prognosis without proper management. We present a 40-yearold woman with right ventricular endomyocardial fi brosis complicated by pericardial effusion and a giant atrial thrombus. The use of multimodal imaging is very important for the diagnosis of this extremely rare pathology in our country.

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    Published on: Nov 1, 2019 Pages: 94-96

    Full Text PDF Full Text HTML DOI: 10.17352/2455-8702.000128
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