Fatal Congestive Heart Failure Associated with Cardiac Enlargement of Unexplained Origin
A case of progressive cardiac enlargement of unknown cause in a 22-year-old man is reported. Death from congestive failure occurred 18 months after the onset of symptoms. Postmortem examination showed only cardiac hypertrophy and dilatation as an explanation for the congestive failure.
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