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Cardiomyopathy is the name for diseases of the heart muscle. These diseases enlarge your heart muscle or make it thicker and more rigid than normal. In rare cases, scar tissue replaces the muscle tissue.

Some people live long, healthy lives with cardiomyopathy. Some people don't even realize they have it. In others, however, it can make the heart less able to pump blood through the body. This can cause serious complications, including

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Illustration of a normal heart and  a heart enlarged due to cardiomyopathy
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  1. Cardiomyopathy (National Library of Medicine)  
    Cardiomyopathy is the name for diseases of the heart muscle. These diseases enlarge your heart muscle or ... tissue. Some people live long, healthy lives with cardiomyopathy. Some people don't even realize they have ...
  2. Cardiomyopathy - restrictive; Infiltrative cardiomyopathy ... In restrictive cardiomyopathy, the heart is of normal size or only slightly enlarged. However, it cannot relax normally during the time ...
  3. Cardiomyopathy - hypertrophic (HCM); IHSS; Idiopathic hypertrophic subaortic stenosis; Asymmetric septal hypertrophy; ASH; HOCM; Hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy
  4. Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Association (Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Association)  
    HCMA Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Association The preeminent organization improving the lives of those with Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy, preventing untimely deaths and advancing global ...
  5. Cardiomyopathy - dilated ... pressure are the most common causes of dilated cardiomyopathy. These problems lead to a weakened and enlarged ...
  6. Cardiomyopathy - peripartum ... Cardiomyopathy occurs when there is damage to the heart. As a result, the heart muscle becomes weak ... the lungs, liver, and other body systems. Peripartum cardiomyopathy is a form of dilated cardiomyopathy in which ...
  7. ... literature OMIM Genetic disorder catalog Conditions > Familial restrictive cardiomyopathy On this page: Description Genetic changes Inheritance Diagnosis ...
  8. ... OMIM Genetic disorder catalog Conditions > DMD-associated dilated cardiomyopathy On this page: Description Genetic changes Inheritance Diagnosis ... Reviewed February 2012 What is DMD-associated dilated cardiomyopathy? DMD -associated dilated cardiomyopathy is a form of ...
  9. ... literature OMIM Genetic disorder catalog Conditions > Familial dilated cardiomyopathy On this page: Description Genetic changes Inheritance Diagnosis ... definitions Reviewed December 2013 What is familial dilated cardiomyopathy? Familial dilated cardiomyopathy is a genetic form of ...
  10. ... literature OMIM Genetic disorder catalog Conditions > Familial hypertrophic cardiomyopathy On this page: Description Genetic changes Inheritance Diagnosis ...
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