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Cardiovascular system

Vascular disorders
Congenital heart defects
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Hypertension

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Systolic blood pressure of is seen in stage I hypertension.

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Post-mortem examination begins for a 68-year-old man at the pathology laboratory. He had suffered from a myocardial infarction. His wife says he has a recent history of chest tightness with exertion, and occasionally at rest. His medical history shows chronic hypertension, and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. He is a truck driver by occupation and has been a long-term smoker who has lived a sedentary lifestyle. Post-mortem examination shows a heart similar to the one depicted below. There is also generalized hardening of the arteries. Which of the hypertrophies is most likely present in this gross sample?

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