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Idiopathic dilation cardiomyopathy

Idiopathic dilation cardiomyopathy: Introduction

Idiopathic dilation cardiomyopathy: A rare chronic heart muscle condition where one or both heart ventricles are dilated and the heart is unable to contract normally. In idiopathic forms, the condition occurs for no apparent reason. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Idiopathic dilation cardiomyopathy is available below.

Symptoms of Idiopathic dilation cardiomyopathy

Treatments for Idiopathic dilation cardiomyopathy

Home Diagnostic Testing

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Wrongly Diagnosed with Idiopathic dilation cardiomyopathy?

Idiopathic dilation cardiomyopathy: Related Patient Stories

Idiopathic dilation cardiomyopathy: Complications

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Causes of Idiopathic dilation cardiomyopathy

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Idiopathic dilation cardiomyopathy: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Idiopathic dilation 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 heart attack, or from 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 something milder. Some of 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 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 the arm to measure blood pressure can 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 more »

Idiopathic dilation cardiomyopathy: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Idiopathic dilation cardiomyopathy

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Idiopathic dilation cardiomyopathy: Rare Types

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Idiopathic dilation cardiomyopathy: Animations

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Definitions of Idiopathic dilation cardiomyopathy:

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


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