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How commonly does a dilated cardiomyopathy occur?

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Dr. Rada Ivanov
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care

In brief: Depends

It is not that common but can be caused by various reasons including childbirth, infection or drugs to name the most common.
In most cases patients recover or can be treated by medications. Make sure you find a good doctor who specializes in this.

In brief: Depends

It is not that common but can be caused by various reasons including childbirth, infection or drugs to name the most common.
In most cases patients recover or can be treated by medications. Make sure you find a good doctor who specializes in this.
Dr. Rada Ivanov
Dr. Rada Ivanov
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Dr. Charles Jost
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: 8 per 100,000

There are approximately 8 cases per 100, 000 people.
Roughly 20% of dilated cardiomyopathy are familial.

In brief: 8 per 100,000

There are approximately 8 cases per 100, 000 people.
Roughly 20% of dilated cardiomyopathy are familial.
Dr. Charles Jost
Dr. Charles Jost
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