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Dilated cardiomyopathy

Introduction: Dilated cardiomyopathy

Description of Dilated cardiomyopathy

Dilated cardiomyopathy (medical condition): A rare chronic heart muscle condition where one or...more »

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Dilated cardiomyopathy: A form of CARDIAC MUSCLE disease that is characterized by ventricular dilation, contractile dysfunction of the left or both HEART VENTRICLES, and congestive heart failure (HEART FAILURE, CONGESTIVE) symptoms. Risk factors include ETHANOL and TOBACCO abuse, PREGNANCY; HYPERTENSION; INFECTION; and mutations in the LMNA gene encoding LAMIN TYPE A, a NUCLEAR LAMINA protein.
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Dilated cardiomyopathy as a Disease

Dilated cardiomyopathy (medical condition): See Dilated cardiomyopathy (disease information).
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Dilated cardiomyopathy: Related Diseases

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Dilated cardiomyopathy: Article Excerpts

By far the most common type of nonischemic cardiomyopathy, the dilated (stretched) form occurs when disease-affected muscle fibers lead... (Source: excerpt from NHLBI, Cardiomyopathy: NHLBI)

By far the most common type of nonischemic cardiomyopathy, the dilated (stretched) form occurs when disease-affected muscle... (Source: excerpt from NHLBI, Cardiomyopathy: NHLBI)

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