Late gadolinium enhanced cardiovascular magnetic resonance in Becker muscular dystrophy

  • Varghese A
  • Pennell D
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Abstract

Becker muscular dystrophy is a rare cause of dilated cardiomyopathy. A case of Becker muscular dystrophy is reviewed in which cardiovascular magnetic resonance showed previously unreported findings of extensive mid-myocardial late gadolinium enhancement. Similar detection of late gadolinium enhancement in conjunction with other uses of cardiovascular magnetic resonance may contribute significantly to the diagnosis and management of patients with this unusual and important diagnosis.

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  • *Contrast Media
  • Adult
  • Cardiomyopathy, Dilated/*diagnosis
  • Gadolinium DTPA/*diagnostic use
  • Humans
  • Magnetic Resonance Angiography/methods
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Cine/methods
  • Male
  • Muscular Dystrophy, Duchenne/*complications

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Authors

  • A Varghese

  • D J Pennell

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