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CASE REPORT
Year : 2019  |  Volume : 3  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 21-26

Differentiation of T-wave inversion changes with borderline left ventricular hypertrophy in an asymptomatic young athlete – Case report and literature review


Department of Epidemiology, Cardiovascular Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Institute of Cardiology, Warsaw, Poland

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Lukasz A Malek
Department of Epidemiology, Cardiovascular Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Institute of Cardiology, Niemodlinska Str 33, 04-635 Warsaw
Poland
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/hm.hm_26_19

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This is a case of initially 15 years of age, white, male from junior football team. He was completely asymptomatic, with no previous medical history or family history of sudden cardiac death and cardiac diseases. He has been playing football for 8 years. On periodic preparticipation screening, he presented T-wave inversions (TWIs) in leads V4–V6 and II, III, and aVF, which were not observed before on yearly screenings. Subsequently, he underwent echocardiography, which showed mildly increased myocardial thickness (13 mm) without other abnormalities. He was then referred to for further testing, which is discussed in the context of the current literature. Finally, management is presented.


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