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Peripartum cardiomyopathy

Synonym(s) Postpartum cardiomyopathy
Prevalence Unknown
Inheritance Unknown
Age of onset Adult
  • O90.3
  • C0269972
  • C0877208
MeSH -
  • 10049430


Disease definition

Peripartum cardiomyopathy (PPCM) is an idiopathic, potentially fatal form of dilated cardiomyopathy that develops during the final month of pregnancy or within five months after delivery.

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