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What are the causes of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy?
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Dr. Jesus Yap
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Genes and others
About half of patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy are due to mutations in genes encoding cardiac muscle proteins or sarcomeres.
Few are due to errors in metabolism such as Fabry's disease due to a lack of enzyme( galactosides) and the other half the cause is unknown.The genetic group is familial and autosomal dominant-50% chance of having defective gene in a family member

In brief: Genes and others
About half of patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy are due to mutations in genes encoding cardiac muscle proteins or sarcomeres.
Few are due to errors in metabolism such as Fabry's disease due to a lack of enzyme( galactosides) and the other half the cause is unknown.The genetic group is familial and autosomal dominant-50% chance of having defective gene in a family member
Dr. Jesus Yap
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Dr. Jason Adler
Pediatrics - Critical Care
In brief: Cardiomyopathy
Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy is usually inherited within families due to abnormal genes causing irregular heart muscle growth.

In brief: Cardiomyopathy
Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy is usually inherited within families due to abnormal genes causing irregular heart muscle growth.
Dr. Jason Adler
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