Tag Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy

ECG Case 099

ECG from a 19 yr old referred by their GP for investigation of palpitations found at a routine medical review. The patient is asymptomatic with no past medical history or regular medications. Describe and interpret this ECG

ECG Case 087

36yr old male presented to the Emergency Department with a non-cardiac issue but an ECG was performed due to a pre-existing cardiac history. Describe and interpret this ECG. LITFL Top 100 ECG
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Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy

Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM) is one of the most common inherited cardiac disorders (affecting ~ 1 in 500 people) and is the number one cause of sudden cardiac death in young athletes. Annual mortality is estimated at 1-2 %.