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Uhl anomaly

Uhl anomaly: Introduction

Uhl anomaly: A rare congenital heart malformation where the myocardial layer (muscle wall of the heart) of the right ventricle is completely or partially absent. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Uhl anomaly is available below.

Symptoms of Uhl anomaly

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Uhl anomaly: Related Patient Stories

Uhl anomaly: Complications

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Causes of Uhl anomaly

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Disease Topics Related To Uhl anomaly

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Uhl anomaly: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Uhl anomaly

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...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, but actually have something milder. Some...read more »

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

Uhl anomaly: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Uhl anomaly

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Uhl anomaly: Rare Types

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Uhl anomaly

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Uhl anomaly: Animations

Prognosis for Uhl anomaly

Prognosis for Uhl anomaly: poor

Research about Uhl anomaly

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Definitions of Uhl anomaly:

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

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Uhl anomaly as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet

 

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