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asymmetric septal hypertrophy


Definition: abnormal enlargement, congenital or acquired, of the left ventricular side of the septum under the aortic valve causing outflow obstruction and abnormal movement of the mitral valve.

Synonym(s): idiopathic hypertrophic subaortic stenosis

See Also: systolic anterior motion

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