Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy

Illustration of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy

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In hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, the heart muscle is enlarged, resulting in smaller heart chambers that cannot pump blood effectively.

Last Updated: December 12, 2008

Medical Review: Caroline S. Rhoads, MD - Internal Medicine & Stephen Fort, MD, MRCP, FRCPC - Interventional Cardiology

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