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Figure 14. Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. The heart shows severe generalized left ventricula hypertrophy and asymmetric septal hypertrophy with a reduced ventricular cavity
Figure 15. Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, left ventricle, histologic section. Thickened and sclerotic muscular artery. There is significant perivascular fibrosis (Hematoxylin and Eosin, 40X).
Figure 16. Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. Haphazardly-arranged myocardial fibers (whorls) and interstitial scarring (Hematoxylin and Eosin, 40X)

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