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A Case Report of Infant with Left Ventricular Noncompaction


Supaporn Roymanee, MD*,
Worakan Promphan, MD*, Somkiat Sopontammarak, MD*

* Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Prince of Songkla University, Songkla


Left ventricular noncompaction (LVNC) is a rare cardiomyopathy resulting from abnormal arrest during endomyocardial embryogenesis. The authors present a 6-month-old infant with intractable cardiogenic shock and echocardiographic features of LVNC, characterized by excessively prominent ventricular trabeculation and deep intertrabecular recesses as the first case report in Thailand.

Keyword : Left ventricular noncompaction, Cardiomyopathy, Heart failure, Arrhythmia, Embolization

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