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What is hocm an acronym for?

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Dr. Jon Spiers
Surgery - Thoracic

In brief: It is

Hocm is an acronym for hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, one of the leading causes of sudden cardiac death among young otherwise healthy athletes.
We don't fully understand the causes, but it appears to be genetic in nature and results in abnormal cardiac muscle growth. There are tests for the condition - see your doctor if you think you may have it.

In brief: It is

Hocm is an acronym for hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, one of the leading causes of sudden cardiac death among young otherwise healthy athletes.
We don't fully understand the causes, but it appears to be genetic in nature and results in abnormal cardiac muscle growth. There are tests for the condition - see your doctor if you think you may have it.
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Dr. Mark Stern
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: Hypertrophic Obstruc

In brief: Hypertrophic Obstruc

Hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy.
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