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Mesh term Cardiomyopathy, Dilated

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Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathies

Description

A form of CARDIAC MUSCLE disease that is characterized by ventricular dilation, VENTRICULAR DYSFUNCTION, and HEART FAILURE. Risk factors include SMOKING; ALCOHOL DRINKING; HYPERTENSION; INFECTION; PREGNANCY; and mutations in the LMNA gene encoding LAMIN TYPE A, a NUCLEAR LAMINA protein.



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jenkins-FCD Prod-132 e0edc266de37dd13c3a3aec79eb87f3c7abc6fa4