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  1. Familial Lipoprotein Lipase Deficiency

    Important It is possible that the main title of the report Familial Lipoprotein Lipase Deficiency 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. Arteritis, Giant Cell

    Giant cell arteritis is a chronic inflammatory disease characterized by the progressive inflammation of many arteries of the body (panarteritis). Granular material and abnormally large cells (giant cells) accumulate in the elastic lining of the arteries. Chronic inflammation is sometimes confined to the different branches of the heart's main artery (aorta) and any large arteries can become ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome

    Important It is possible that the main title of the report Hypoplastic Left Heart 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. ...

  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. Retinopathy, Arteriosclerotic

    Important It is possible that the main title of the report Retinopathy, Arteriosclerotic 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. ...

  7. Leiomyosarcoma, Inferior Vena Cava

    Leiomyosarcoma of the inferior vena cava is an extremely rare malignant (cancerous) tumor arising from the smooth muscle lining the walls of the large vein that carries blood from the lower body to the heart (inferior vena cava). There are essentially two types of muscles in the body – voluntary and involuntary. Smooth muscles are involuntary muscles – the brain has no conscious control over ...

  8. Endocarditis, Infective

    Infective endocarditis is a bacterial infection of the inner lining of the heart muscle (endocardium). This inner lining also covers the heart valves,and it is these valves which are primarily affected by infective endocarditis. If the infection remains untreated,multiplying bacteria may eventually destroy the valves and result in heart failure. Bacteria may also form small clots (emboli) ...

  9. Ventricular Septal Defects

    Important It is possible that the main title of the report Ventricular 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. ...

  10. Giant Cell Myocarditis

    Important It is possible that the main title of the report Giant Cell Myocarditis 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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