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Is hcm (hypertrophic cardiomyopathy) hereditary?

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Dr. William Scott
Pediatrics - Cardiology
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In brief: Yes

Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy is frequently inherited in an autosomal dominant pattern meaning that an affected individual has a 50:50 chance of passing the condition to their children.

In brief: Yes

Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy is frequently inherited in an autosomal dominant pattern meaning that an affected individual has a 50:50 chance of passing the condition to their children.
Dr. William Scott
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Dr. Barton Cook
Pediatrics - Cardiology
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In brief: Yes

About half of all new cases will have a parent who has the disease.
A high percentage, but not 50%, of children of a parent with hcm will develop it. Many cases are spontaneous new mutations.

In brief: Yes

About half of all new cases will have a parent who has the disease.
A high percentage, but not 50%, of children of a parent with hcm will develop it. Many cases are spontaneous new mutations.
Dr. Barton Cook
Dr. Barton Cook
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Dr. Volkan Tuzcu
Pediatrics - Cardiology

In brief: Hypertrophic

Yes , genetic testing might be necessary to screen family members besides echocardiogram

In brief: Hypertrophic

Yes , genetic testing might be necessary to screen family members besides echocardiogram
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