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Familial dilated cardiomyopathy

Familial dilated cardiomyopathy: Introduction

Familial dilated cardiomyopathy: A rare inherited heart muscle condition where one or both heart ventricles are dilated or have impaired contractility. The heart becomes unable to pump sufficient blood around the body. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Familial dilated cardiomyopathy is available below.

Symptoms of Familial dilated cardiomyopathy

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Familial dilated cardiomyopathy: Complications

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Causes of Familial dilated cardiomyopathy

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Familial dilated cardiomyopathy: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Familial dilated cardiomyopathy

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 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, more »

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

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

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Familial dilated cardiomyopathy: Rare Types

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Familial dilated cardiomyopathy

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Definitions of Familial dilated cardiomyopathy:

Familial dilated cardiomyopathy is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Familial dilated cardiomyopathy, or a subtype of Familial dilated cardiomyopathy, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

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More information about Familial dilated cardiomyopathy

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

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