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Familial hypertrophic cardiomyopathy


Other Names for this Disease
  • Asymmetric septal hypertrophy
  • Hereditary ventricular hypertrophy
  • Idiopathic hypertrophic subaortic stenosis
  • Cardiomyopathy familial hypertrophic
  • Heritable hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
Related Diseases
  • Myosinopathies
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  • When I was very little both my father and uncle were diagnosed with HCM. After that both of them were tested extensively but it was the early 90's. I have always been concerned that my sister and I carry the trait. How and where can I get genetic screening done? Click here for answer

Other Names for this Disease
  • Asymmetric septal hypertrophy
  • Hereditary ventricular hypertrophy
  • Idiopathic hypertrophic subaortic stenosis
  • Cardiomyopathy familial hypertrophic
  • Heritable hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
Related Diseases
  • Myosinopathies
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.