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2022 Jun 26

World J Clin Cases



Dilated left ventricle with multiple outpouchings – a severe congenital ventricular diverticulum or left-dominant arrhythmogenic cardiomyopathy: A case report.


Left-dominant arrhythmogenic cardiomyopathy (LDAC) is a relatively rare disease characterized by poor prognosis that exacerbates the incidence of sudden cardiac death and ventricular arrhythmias. Clinically, LDAC is constantly overlooked or misdiagnosed as myocardial infarction, myocarditis, and dilated cardiomyopathy, owing to atypical and nonspecific clinical manifestations at an early stage.