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A 70-year-old woman is found dead in her bed. She had a 12-year history of poorly controlled hypertension. It weighs 650 g. A photograph of her heart at autopsy is shown. What do you see in it?

A) Amyloidosis
B) Hypertrophy
C) Infarction
D) Myocarditis
E) Myxoma
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B) Hypertrophy
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12 year history of poorly controlled HTN will lead to devolopment of Concentric Hypertrophy....
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Just wondering can it be amyloidosis by any chance because the weight is too much for a hypertrophic heart?
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this is a hypertrophy =)
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