A female carrier of Duchenne muscular dystrophy complicated with cardiomyopathy.

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A 45-year-old female carrier of Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) complicated with cardiomyopathy is described. She had no symptoms of muscle weakness or heart failure. Her chest X-ray film revealed marked cardiomegaly. Echocardiogram showed marked enlargement and severe hypokinesis of the left ventricle. In myocardial scintigraphic images, perfusion… (More)

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@article{Ogata2000AFC, title={A female carrier of Duchenne muscular dystrophy complicated with cardiomyopathy.}, author={H.. Ogata and Hiroyuki Nakagawa and Kouichi Hamabe and Akira Hattori and Y. Ishikawa and M. Saito and Ryo Minami}, journal={Internal medicine}, year={2000}, volume={39 1}, pages={34-8} }