Acıbadem Üniversitesi Sağlık Bilimleri Dergisi 2020 , Vol 11, Issue 1
Left Ventricular Noncompaction Cardiomyopathy In a Patient With Congenital Atransferrinemia
Aslı Tanrıvermiş Sayit1,Muzaffer Elmalı1,Dilek Sağlam1
1Ondokuz Mayıs University Faculty of Medicine, Samsun, Turkey DOI : 10.31067/0.2020.259 Congenital atransferrinemia is an extremely rare autosomal recessive inherited disorder characterized by a transferrin deficiency and results with hypochromic microcytic anemia and hemosiderosis. Left ventricular noncompaction is uncommon and results from the arrest of the myocardium"s normal compaction process in the early stages of fetal development. Here, we reported a congenital atransferrinemia who was first diagnosed at nine months with left ventricular noncompaction cardiomyopathy. Keywords : Atransferrinemia, echocardiography, iron, left ventricular noncompaction, magnetic resonance imaging