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Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy (HCM)

Cardiomyopathy is a condition of abnormal heart muscle without apparent cause.  There are four types of cardiomyopathy: Hypertrophic (HCM), Dilated (DCM), Restrictive (RCM) and Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular (ARVC). The main feature of Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy is an excessive thickening of the heart muscle (hypertrophy literally means to thicken). Heart muscle may thicken in normal individuals as […]

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