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Familial hypertrophic cardiomyopathy 8

Familial hypertrophic cardiomyopathy 8: Introduction

Familial hypertrophic cardiomyopathy 8: An inherited condition characterized by increased thickness of the wall of the heart ventricle which affects the hearts function. Type 8 is caused by a defect in the MYL3 gene on chromosome 3p. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Familial hypertrophic cardiomyopathy 8 is available below.

Symptoms of Familial hypertrophic cardiomyopathy 8

Treatments for Familial hypertrophic cardiomyopathy 8

  • 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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Misdiagnosis and Familial hypertrophic cardiomyopathy 8

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...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,...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 cases,...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 is a heart attack, whereas there are...read more »

Blood pressure cuffs misdiagnose hypertension in children: One known misdiagnosis issue with hyperension, arises in relation to the simple equipment used to test blood pressure. The "cuff" around the arm to measure blood pressure can...read more »

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 of the symptoms of hypertension...read more »

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  1. Familial hypertrophic cardiomyopathy 8: Introduction
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  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
  8. Complications
 

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