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Familial hypertrophic cardiomyopathy 11

Familial hypertrophic cardiomyopathy 11: Introduction

Familial hypertrophic cardiomyopathy 11: An inherited heart condition involving thickening of the walls of the heart chambers which reduces the size of the heart chambers which restricts the outflow of blood from the heart ventricle and results in heart muscle disease. The condition may not cause any symptoms and can result in sudden death. Type 11 is caused by a defect in the ACTC1 gene on chromosome 15q14. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Familial hypertrophic cardiomyopathy 11 is available below.

Symptoms of Familial hypertrophic cardiomyopathy 11

Treatments for Familial hypertrophic cardiomyopathy 11

  • The treatment varies depending on the severity of symptoms but may include:
  • All patients are advised to limit sport to minimize the risk of sudden death
  • Medication - beta-blockers (e.g. atenolol, propranolol, metaprolol), calcium channel blockers, diuretics and verapamil may also be needed in some cases.
  • Surgery - ventricular myomectomy, heart transplant in severe cases
  • Pace maker
  • more treatments...»

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Heart attacks can be undiagnosed: Although the most severe symptoms of heart attack are hard to miss, there are varying degrees of severity. It is altogether too common for people to die from undiagnosed heart attack, or from delaying...read more »

Heart attacks can be overdiagnosed: Although many people die from heart attacks, there are also many cases where people fear that they have a heart attack, but actually have...read more »

Rare heart condition often undiagnosed: The rare heart condition called long QT syndrome can lead to episodes of palpitations and rapid heartbeat. In rare...read more »

Heart attack can be over-diagnosed: Although heart attack is often undiagnosed, leading to fatality, it can also be over-diagnosed. People become concerned that a condition...read more »

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Hypertension misdiagnosis common in children: Hypertension is often misdiagnosed in adults (see misdiagnosis of hypertension), but its misdiagnosis is even more likely in children. Some...read more »

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  1. Familial hypertrophic cardiomyopathy 11: Introduction
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  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
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  8. Complications
 

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