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Peripartum cardiomyopathy

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.


Classification level: Disorder
  • Synonym(s):
    • Postpartum cardiomyopathy
  • Prevalence: Unknown
  • Inheritance: Unknown 
  • Age of onset: Adult
  • ICD-10: O90.3
  • OMIM: -
  • UMLS: C0269972  C0877208
  • MeSH: -
  • GARD: 220
  • MedDRA: 10049430

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