Systolic Anterior Motion (SAM) of the Mitral Valve ...
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Systolic Anterior Motion (SAM) of the Mitral Valve (MV)



Systolic anterior motion (SAM) describes the dynamic movement of the mitral valve (MV) during systole anteriorly towards the left ventricular outflow tract (LVOT) causing obstruction.



Differential diagnosis: 

* Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy 

Hypertension 

Diabetes mellitus 

Acute myocardial infarction 

Mitral valve repair or dysfunction 

D-transposition 



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Dr. Gerald Diaz
@GeraldMD
Board Certified Internal Medicine Hospitalist, GrepMed Editor in Chief πŸ‡΅πŸ‡­ πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ - Sign up for an account to like, bookmark and upload images to contribute to our community platform. Follow us on IG:  https://www.instagram.com/grepmed/ | Twitter: https://twitter.com/grepmeded/
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