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Cardiomyopathy is defined as idiopathic, non-inflammatory lesions of heart muscle

Types of cardiomyopathy include:

hypertrophic - LV hypertrophy

dilated - dilated LV and/or RV, impaired systole

restrictive - stiff ventricle has difficulty filling, diastolic failure

Signs include: fatigue, dyspnea, palpitations, and precordial pain.

Symptoms include: Ventricular failure with gallop rhythm


Causes include: selenium deficiency, nutritional disorders, viral, anemia, alcohol, thyroidism, toxins, bacterial infections, age.

Conventional Labs

An EKG shows subtle ST changes with progression

CXR shows cardiomegally





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