Ann Cardiol Cardiovasc Med | Volume 5, Issue 2 | Case Report | Open Access

Apical Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Presenting as NSTEMI: A Case Report

Wajeeh ur Rehman1*, Hatem Najar1, Alexsaundra Zywicki2, Zabi Hayati1, Vincent Skovira3 and Alon Yarkoni3

1Department of Internal Medicine, United Health Services Hospitals, Wilson Regional Medical Center, USA
2State University of New York Upstate Medical University, USA
3Department of Cardiology, United Health Services Hospitals, Heart and Vascular Institute, Wilson Regional Medical Center, USA

*Correspondance to: Wajeeh ur Rehman 

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Apical hypertrophic cardiomyopathy also known as Yamaguchi syndrome is a rare subtype of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy defined by giant negative T waves and spade like appearance of LV cavity on imaging. We present a 63 year old male who presented with NSTEMI in the setting of atrial fibrillation with newly diagnosed Apical Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy.


Apical hypertrophic cardiomyopathy; Yamaguchi syndrome; Myocardial infarction


ur Rehman W, Najar H, Zywicki A, Hayati Z, Skovira V, Yarkoni A. Apical Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Presenting as NSTEMI: A Case Report. Ann Cardiol Cardiovasc Med. 2021;5(2):1046..

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