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Chapter 7 - Cardiomyopathy

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  19 August 2019

Michael T. Ashworth
Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children, London
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After a general introduction, the classification systems for cardiomyopathy are discussed. The main clinical types are discussed together with their variants. Hypertrophic, dilated, restrictive, non-compaction, mitochondrial and arrhythmogenic cardiomyopathy are all detailed and illustrated. Tables list the many genes associated with development of these cardiomyopathies. Rarer forms such as histiocytoid cardiomyopathy and mitogenic cardiomyopathy are also illustrated.

Pathology of Heart Disease in the Fetus, Infant and Child
Autopsy, Surgical and Molecular Pathology
, pp. 164 - 186
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Print publication year: 2019

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  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Michael T. Ashworth
  • Book: Pathology of Heart Disease in the Fetus, Infant and Child
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  • Michael T. Ashworth
  • Book: Pathology of Heart Disease in the Fetus, Infant and Child
  • Online publication: 19 August 2019
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