Histological processes in HCM

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Histological processes in HCM

Four histological processes in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM):

  1. Myocyte hypertrophy
  2. Myocyte and myofibrillar disarray
  3. Small vessel disease
  4. Fibrosis


  1. McKenna WJ, Moon JC, Sulaiman A. Understanding the Myocardial Architecture of Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy for Clinical Care. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2019;73(20):2503-5.