Endgames OnExamination Question

Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy

BMJ 2010; 341 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.c4411 (Published 18 August 2010) Cite this as: BMJ 2010;341:c4411

This week’s question is on hypertrophic cardiomyopathy and is taken from the onExamination revision questions for the MRCP part 1 exam.

A 22 year old man undergoes an echocardiography scan for hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. His father died suddenly at the age of 43 and was found on postmortem examination to have underlying hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. On further questioning it transpires that the …

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