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    1. 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. ...

    2. 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) ...

    3. 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 ...

    4. Marfan Syndrome

      Important It is possible that the main title of the report Marfan 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. Wolff Parkinson White Syndrome

      Important It is possible that the main title of the report Wolff Parkinson White 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. ...

    6. 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. ...

    7. Dextrocardia with Situs Inversus

      Important It is possible that the main title of the report Dextrocardia with Situs Inversus 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. 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 ...

    9. Arteritis, Takayasu

      Important It is possible that the main title of the report Arteritis, Takayasu 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. 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 ...

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