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Medical Term:

familial hypertrophic cardiomyopathy

 

Definition: familial occurrence of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy exhibiting an autosomal dominant pattern of inheritance. Familial cardiomyopathy of various kinds occurs with autosomal dominant inheritance [MIM*115200]. There is also an asymmetric form affecting the ventricles and the interventricular septum [MIM*192600].

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