"Cardiomyopathy, Dilated" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
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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.
- Cardiomyopathy, Dilated
- Cardiomyopathies, Dilated
- Dilated Cardiomyopathies
- Dilated Cardiomyopathy
- Cardiomyopathy, Congestive
- Cardiomyopathies, Congestive
- Congestive Cardiomyopathies
- Congestive Cardiomyopathy
Cardiomyopathy, Familial Idiopathic
- Cardiomyopathy, Familial Idiopathic
- Cardiomyopathies, Familial Idiopathic
- Familial Idiopathic Cardiomyopathies
- Familial Idiopathic Cardiomyopathy
- Idiopathic Cardiomyopathies, Familial
- Idiopathic Cardiomyopathy, Familial
- Cardiomyopathy, Dilated, LMNA
- Cardiomyopathy, Dilated, with Conduction Deffect1
- Cardiomyopathy, Dilated, CMD1A
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