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HOCM: Introduction

HOCM: Hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of HOCM is available below.

Symptoms of HOCM

Home Diagnostic Testing

Home medical testing related to HOCM:

Wrongly Diagnosed with HOCM?

HOCM: Deaths

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HOCM: Complications

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Causes of HOCM

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Disease Topics Related To HOCM

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HOCM: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and HOCM

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 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 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, this undiagnosed condition can more »

Heart attack can be over-diagnosed: Although heart attack is often undiagnosed, leading to fatality, it can also be over-diagnosed. People 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 more »

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

HOCM: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: HOCM

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HOCM: Rare Types

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HOCM: Animations

HOCM: Broader Related Topics

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Definitions of HOCM:

An autosomal dominant inherited form of HYPERTROPHIC CARDIOMYOPATHY. It results from any of more than 50 mutations involving genes encoding contractile proteins such as VENTRICULAR MYOSINS; cardiac TROPONIN T; ALPHA-TROPOMYOSIN. - (Source - Diseases Database)


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