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Dilated Cardiomyopathy

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Cardiomyopathy which is characterized by dilation and contractile dysfunction of the left and right ventricles. It may be idiopathic, or it may result from a myocardial infarction, myocardial infection, or alcohol abuse. It is a cause of congestive heart failure. [ NCI ]

Synonyms: Congestive Cardiomyopathy, Dilated Cardiomyopathy

Term info

Subsets

NCIT_C90259, NCIT_C99147

Has NICHD Parent

http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/NCIT_C34830

NICHD Hierarchy Term

Dilated Cardiomyopathy

Preferred Name

Dilated Cardiomyopathy

Semantic Type

Disease or Syndrome

UMLS CUI

C0007193

code

C84673

Term relations

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