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my godson has been diagnosed with mild right apical hypokinesis. how is this caused and how can this be treated?

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Dr. Aruna Adaikkalam
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
How old is he?: We need more history. Was he symptomatic / or a casual observation. Apical hypokinesis is decresed participation of apex of heart in the contractile fn.And the weakness of muscles could be from congenital weakness, poor blood supply from narrowed coronary vs. Without a heart attack/ silent heart attack/a obviously diagnosed heart attack, some infiltrative diseases- amyloidosis.Get a cardiolo.Opin.

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