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Endocardial fibroelastosis

Endocardial fibroelastosis: Introduction

Endocardial fibroelastosis: A rare heart disorder characterized by a thickening of the heart muscle lining causing heart enlargement and heart failure. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Endocardial fibroelastosis is available below.

Symptoms of Endocardial fibroelastosis

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Endocardial fibroelastosis: Deaths

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Endocardial fibroelastosis: Complications

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Causes of Endocardial fibroelastosis

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Endocardial fibroelastosis: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Endocardial fibroelastosis

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Endocardial fibroelastosis: Rare Types

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Prognosis for Endocardial fibroelastosis

Prognosis for Endocardial fibroelastosis: death by end of second year but occasional survival after 5 years

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Definitions of Endocardial fibroelastosis:

A condition characterized by the thickening of ENDOCARDIUM due to proliferation of fibrous and elastic tissue, usually in the left ventricle leading to impaired cardiac function (CARDIOMYOPATHY, RESTRICTIVE). It is most commonly seen in young children and rarely in adults. It is often associated with congenital heart anomalies (HEART DEFECTS,CONGENITAL); INFECTION; or gene mutation. Defects in the tafazzin protein, encoded by TAZ gene, result in a form of autosomal dominant familial endocardial fibroelastosis. - (Source - Diseases Database)

 

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