Familial isolated dilated cardiomyopathy

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Familial isolated dilated cardiomyopathy

Synonyms: Familial or idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy

A rare familial cardiomyopathy characterized by the dilation of left ventricle and progressively impairing of systolic ventricular function in the absence of abnormal loading conditions or coronary artery disease sufficient to cause global systolic impairment. The disease may cause heart failure or arrhythmia. The disease is isolated when no additional atypical cardiac or extracardiac manifestations are present.

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Orphadata: Free access data from Orphanet. © INSERM 1999. Available on http: //www.orphadata.org. Data version October 2023.

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