Final Diagnosis -- Isolated Non-compaction of Left Ventricle


Left ventricular non-compaction (LVNC) -



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I would like to acknowledge Dr. Pradeep Vaideeswar M.D., for contributing the gross and microscopic pictures.

Contributed by Arivarasan Karunamurthy, MD.

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