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Endomyocardial fibrosis

Endomyocardial fibrosis: Introduction

Endomyocardial fibrosis: Heart disease characterized by progressive fibrosis of the lining of one or both lower heart cavities. This results in constriction of the heart cavity and may involve the heart valves and other structures. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Endomyocardial fibrosis is available below.

Symptoms of Endomyocardial fibrosis

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Endomyocardial fibrosis: Deaths

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Endomyocardial fibrosis: Complications

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Causes of Endomyocardial fibrosis

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Disease Topics Related To Endomyocardial fibrosis

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Endomyocardial fibrosis: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Endomyocardial fibrosis

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Hospitals & Clinics: Endomyocardial fibrosis

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Endomyocardial fibrosis: Rare Types

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Endomyocardial fibrosis

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Definitions of Endomyocardial fibrosis:

A condition characterized by the thickening of the ventricular ENDOCARDIUM and subendocardium (MYOCARDIUM), seen mostly in children and young adults in the TROPICAL CLIMATE. The fibrous tissue extends from the apex toward and often involves the HEART VALVES causing restrictive blood flow into the respective ventricles (CARDIOMYOPATHY, RESTRICTIVE). - (Source - Diseases Database)

 

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