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Medical Term:

asymmetric septal hypertrophy


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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