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A 69-year-old man with a recurrent ventricular tachycardia (VT) was admitted. The patient was diagnosed as myotonic dystrophy type 1 (DM1) and DNA analysis revealed 1,800 CTG-repeat expansion in the myotonic dystrophy protein kinase (DMPK) gene. Ultrasonic cardiogram (UCG), left ventriculogram (LVG) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) did not show any abnormal sign including fatty infiltration. But, endomyocardial biopsy obtained from ventricular outflow tract revealed severe fattydoi:10.2169/internalmedicine.44.129 pmid:15750273 fatcat:nmkyvqwss5hwrkozblrc4q5bqu