hypertrophic cardiomyopathy

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Noun1.hypertrophic cardiomyopathy - a disorder in which the heart muscle is so strong that it does not relax enough to fill with the heart with blood and so has reduced pumping ability
cardiomyopathy, myocardiopathy - a disorder (usually of unknown origin) of the heart muscle (myocardium)
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In none of the patients examined was there evidence (from the clinical presentation, past medical history, family history, physical examination, laboratory data, or echocardiographic findings) to suggest that there were other possible causes of heart failure, including congenital heart disease, familial cardiomyopathy, severe valvular heart disease, tachycardia-induced cardiomyopathy, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, and ischemic heart disease.
There are four known separate and distinct conditions of cardiomyopathy - arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy, dilated cardiomyopathy, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy and restrictive cardiomyopathy.

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