Sudden Cardiac Death in Three Generations of the Same Family: A case report

Authors

  • MM Zahurul Alam Khan Department of Cardiology, BIRDEM General Hospital & Ibrahim Medical College, Dhaka
  • Abdul Wadud Chowdhury Department of Cardiology, Dhaka Medical College Hospital, Dhaka
  • Tunaggina Afrin Khan Department of Cardiology, Anwer Khan Modern Medical College & Hospital, Dhaka
  • Md Gaffar Amin Department of Cardiology, Dhaka Medical College Hospital, Dhaka
  • Md Nur Alam Department of Cardiology, National Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases, Dhaka
  • Khandaker Md Nurus Sabah Department of Cardiology, Dhaka Medical College Hospital, Dhaka
  • Mohammed Abaye Deen Saleh Department of Cardiology, Dhaka Medical College Hospital, Dhaka

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3329/cardio.v8i1.24779

Keywords:

Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy, Sudden Cardiac Death

Abstract

Every one of us has heard about tragic and sudden death of a healthy young person and which is often stated as inexplicable. The current case report focuses on a 20 year old young man with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy facing premature death with history of similar sudden premature death of his grandmother, father and brother. Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy is the commonest cause of sudden cardiac death in young adults and is also an important substrate for heart failure disability at any age.

Cardiovasc. j. 2015; 8(1): 73-77

Downloads

Download data is not yet available.
Abstract
786
PDF
815

Author Biography

MM Zahurul Alam Khan, Department of Cardiology, BIRDEM General Hospital & Ibrahim Medical College, Dhaka



Downloads

Published

2015-08-28

How to Cite

Khan, M. Z. A., Chowdhury, A. W., Khan, T. A., Amin, M. G., Alam, M. N., Sabah, K. M. N., & Saleh, M. A. D. (2015). Sudden Cardiac Death in Three Generations of the Same Family: A case report. Cardiovascular Journal, 8(1), 73–77. https://doi.org/10.3329/cardio.v8i1.24779

Issue

Section

Case Reports