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2,359 Possible Causes for Dilated Cardiomyopathy

  • Chronic Alcoholism

    BACKGROUND: Excessive ethanol intake is one of the most frequent causes of acquired dilated cardiomyopathy in developed countries.[] CV – Hypertension, Dilated cardiomyopathy PULMONARY – none directly, but pts often develop pneumonia including aspiration. Also, suspect Klebsiella as a pathogen.[] Because alcohol has a toxic effect on the heart muscle, drinkers can develop dilated cardiomyopathy.[]

  • Cardiomyopathy

    Primary cardiomyopathy What Causes Dilated Cardiomyopathy Often, cause of dilated cardiomyopathy isn't known.[] The key message is that all patients with alcoholic dilated cardiomyopathy should be advised and assisted to stop drinking alcohol.[] With dilated cardiomyopathy, the heart dilates because of a problem with the heart muscle itself. How common is dilated cardiomyopathy?[]

  • Hemochromatosis

    cardiomyopathy, associated with the development of heart failure and arrhythmias.[] Abnormal findings included a black-grayish pancreas, without any surrounding tissue reaction, and a dilated congestive cardiomyopathy.[] Heart disease Excess iron deposition in the myocardium can lead to dilated cardiomyopathy with subsequent heart failure and/or conduction disturbances, such as sick sinus[]

  • Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

    Abstract Dystrophinopathies include Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD), Becker muscular dystrophy (BMD), X-linked dilated cardiomyopathy (XLCM), and facioscapulohumeral muscular[] Later, the heart muscle becomes enlarged, and the heart problems develop into a condition known as dilated cardiomyopathy.[] Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) leads to structural heart disease, including dilated cardiomyopathy, in 90% of patients 18 years of age.[]

  • Becker Muscular Dystrophy

    A 54-year-old patient with Becker muscular dystrophy and dilated cardiomyopathy underwent laparoscopic cholecystectomy under total intravenous anesthesia.[] Ivabradine normalizes sinus tachycardia and resolves heart failure in patients with dilated cardiomyopathy from BMD.[] Becker muscular dystrophy (BMD) is a rare cause of dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM).[]

  • Acute Myocarditis

    Here, we report a case of 3-month-old twins with acute viral myocarditis, in which one of the twins, who had LVNC that progressed rapidly to dilated cardiomyopathy (DCMP)[] DCM, dilated cardiomyopathy.[] Other less common cardio-vascular manifestations, such as arrhythmias, angina pectoris, acute myocardial infarction, dilated cardiomyopathy, acute heart failure, and cardiogenic[]

  • Toxic Myocarditis

    A 2-dimensional echocardiogram performed at the onset of congestive heart failure showed dilated cardiomyopathy with global impairment of left ventricular function (ejection[] Dilated or restrictive cardiomyopathy can result.[] cardiomyopathy).[]

  • Viral Myocarditis

    Myocarditis can progress into dilated cardiomyopathy that is also associated with immunopathogenesis.[] Follow-up transthoracic echocardiograms and cardiac MRI showed a persisting dilated cardiomyopathy.[] cardiomyopathy[]

  • Autosomal Dominant Emery-Dreifuss Muscular Dystrophy 2

    (non-dilated cardiomyopathy), dilated cardiomyopathy, restrictive cardiomyopathy and sudden death despite pacemaker implant.[] cardiomyopathy.[] An Indian family with an Emery-Dreifuss myopathy and familial dilated cardiomyopathy due to a novel LMNA mutation.[]

  • Dilated Cardiomyopathy

    Symptoms are a good indicator of the severity of dilated cardiomyopathy.[] Truncations of titin causing dilated cardiomyopathy.[] However, often in dilated cardiomyopathy, the cause remains unexplained.[]

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