Thickening of the left ventricular myocardium due to chronic pressure overload (hypertension or aortic stenosis), hereditary cardiomyopathy, or infiltrative disease. Sequelae may include diastolic dysfunction, left atrial enlargement, and/or atrial arrhythmias. May be asymptomatic in early stages. As the condition progresses, patients may present with dyspnea, fatigue, palpitations, and syncope or near syncope.
ICD10CM: I51.7 – Cardiomegaly
SNOMEDCT: 55827005 – Left Ventricular Hypertrophy
Differential Diagnosis & Pitfalls
Hypertensive heart disease
Drug Reaction Data
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