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Inherited isolated arrhythmogenic cardiomyopathy

Disease definition

Familial isolated arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia (ARVC) is the familial autosomal dominant form of ARVC (see this term), a heart muscle disease characterized by life-threatening ventricular arrhythmias with left bundle branch block configuration that may manifest with palpitations, ventricular tachycardia, syncope and sudden fatal attacks, and that is due to dystrophy and fibro-fatty replacement of the right ventricular myocardium that may lead to right ventricular aneurysms.


Classification level: Disorder

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