Dilated cardiomyopathy

Case contributed by Dr Praveen Jha


An alcoholic patient (on medical tourism from Nigeria) presented with chest pain and dyspnea

Patient Data

Age: 35 years
Gender: Male

Four chamber enlargement with myocardial thinning.

Case Discussion

In young alcoholic, dilated cardiomyopathy is one of the most important cause for four chamber enlargement.

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Case information

rID: 16203
Published: 29th Dec 2011
Last edited: 13th Aug 2019
System: Cardiac
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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