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How common is restrictive cardiomyopathy?

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Dr. Samuel Hahn
Cardiology 28 years experience
Unusual to rare: The most common form of restrictive CM is cardiac amyloid, of which there are many types. Other causes are sarcoidosis, endocardial fibroelastosis, and other very rare causes.

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A 41-year-old member asked:

What is the common cause of restrictive cardiomyopathy?

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Dr. Samuel Hahn
Cardiology 28 years experience
Amyloid: Restrictive or infiltrative cardiomyopathies are usually caused by amyloid, sarcoid, scleroderma, endocardial fibrosis/fibroelastosis, hemochromatosis, radiation, and idiopathic.

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