Journal of Radiology Case Reports, Vol 12, No 7 (2018)

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A New Diagnosis of Left Ventricular Non-Compaction in a Patient Presenting with Acute Heart Failure

A New Diagnosis of Left Ventricular Non-Compaction in a Patient Presenting with Acute Heart Failure

Aakash Bavishi, Kaitlin Lima, Lubna Choudhury

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Abstract


Left ventricular non-compaction is an overall rare cardiomyopathy; however, it is increasingly being recognized with advances in imaging technology. We present the case of a 47-year-old man with new diagnosis of heart failure and left ventricular non-compaction. We review the literature regarding diagnostic imaging criteria and management of this condition.

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