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Is there a genetic screen for hypertrophic cardiomyopathy?
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Dr. Peter Varga
Pediatrics - Cardiology
3 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
There are many known mutations that cause hcm. Some are suspected but not yet discovered.
Most can be readily tested for by panels of tests that look at the 18 or 19 known types of hcm.

In brief: Yes
There are many known mutations that cause hcm. Some are suspected but not yet discovered.
Most can be readily tested for by panels of tests that look at the 18 or 19 known types of hcm.
Dr. Peter Varga
Dr. Peter Varga
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Dr. Janesta Noland
Pediatrics
3 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
There are 18 genes with over 500 mutations so far identified in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy.
Screening is relevant in a person who has symptoms of hcm or in a family with other affected members. Here is a useful link for information: http://www.Genedx.Com/site/hypertrophic_cardiomyopathy_and_its_genetics.

In brief: Yes
There are 18 genes with over 500 mutations so far identified in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy.
Screening is relevant in a person who has symptoms of hcm or in a family with other affected members. Here is a useful link for information: http://www.Genedx.Com/site/hypertrophic_cardiomyopathy_and_its_genetics.
Dr. Janesta Noland
Dr. Janesta Noland
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Dr. Volkan Tuzcu
Pediatrics - Cardiology
In brief: Hypertrophic
Yes if you have the disease, but genetic cause can not be determined in all patients

In brief: Hypertrophic
Yes if you have the disease, but genetic cause can not be determined in all patients
Dr. Volkan Tuzcu
Dr. Volkan Tuzcu
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