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  1. Atrial Septal Defects

    Important It is possible that the main title of the report Atrial Septal Defects is not the name you expected. Please check the synonyms listing to find the alternate name(s) and disorder subdivision(s) covered by this report. ...

  2. Danon Disease

    Danon disease is a rare genetic disorder characterized by an X-linked dominant inheritance pattern,as a result of which males are more severely affected than females. Among boys,the key features are diseased heart muscle (cardiomyopathy),weakness of the body muscles (skeletal myopathy) and intellectual disability ranging from mild learning problems to mental retardation. In many males,the ...

  3. Eisenmenger Syndrome

    Important It is possible that the main title of the report Eisenmenger Syndrome is not the name you expected. Please check the synonyms listing to find the alternate name(s) and disorder subdivision(s) covered by this report. ...

  4. Cholesteryl Ester Storage Disease

    Cholesteryl ester storage disease (CESD) is a rare genetic disorder characterized by subtotal defect of an enzyme known as lysosomal acid lipase (LIPA or LAL). This enzyme is essential for hydrolysis of triglycerides and cholesteryl esters in lysosomes. CESD is caused by mutations in the lysosomal acid lipase (LIPA) gene. The disorder is inherited as an autosomal recessive trait. Deficiency ...

  5. Pediatric Cardiomyopathy

    Important It is possible that the main title of the report Pediatric Cardiomyopathy is not the name you expected. Please check the synonyms listing to find the alternate name(s) and disorder subdivision(s) covered by this report. ...

  6. Mitral Valve Prolapse Syndrome

    The mitral valve is the valve between the left upper and left lower chambers (left atrium and left ventricle) of the heart. Mitral valve prolapse syndrome (MVP) is a common condition in which one or both of the flaps (cusps) of the mitral valve bulge or collapse backward (prolapse) into the left atrium during ventricular contraction (systole). In some cases,this may allow leakage or the ...

  7. Atrioventricular Septal Defect

    Important It is possible that the main title of the report Atrioventricular Septal Defect is not the name you expected. Please check the synonyms listing to find the alternate name(s) and disorder subdivision(s) covered by this report. ...

  8. Familial Hypercholesterolemia

    Familial hypercholesterolemia (FH) is an autosomal dominant genetic condition characterized by very high levels of total cholesterol and low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol. This condition results in an increased risk for coronary heart disease and premature death and patients usually have close relatives with high LDL cholesterol and coronary heart disease (CHD) that developed at an early ...

  9. Erdheim Chester disease

    Important It is possible that the main title of the report Erdheim Chester Disease is not the name you expected. Please check the synonyms listing to find the alternate name(s) and disorder subdivision(s) covered by this report. ...

  10. Prader Willi Syndrome

    Important It is possible that the main title of the report Prader Willi Syndrome is not the name you expected. Please check the synonyms listing to find the alternate name(s) and disorder subdivision(s) covered by this report. ...

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