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Last Updated: 16 November 2022

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Familial hypertrophic cardiomyopathy

Familial hypertrophic cardiomyopathy is a heart disease that is characterized by the thickening of the heart muscle. Thickening takes place in the interventricular septum, which is the muscular wall that separates the lower left chamber of the heart from the lower right chamber of the lower right chamber. Even within the same family, the signs of familial hypertrophic cardiomyopathy are very different. Other people with familial hypertrophic cardiomyopathy may suffer chest pains, shortness of breath, particularly during physical activity; a feeling of fluttering or pounding in the chest; dizziness; and fainting. Although most people with familial hypertrophic cardiomyopathy are symptom-free or have only mild signs, this condition can have significant implications. Also if they have no other signs of the disorder, people with familial hypertrophic cardiomyopathy have an elevated risk of sudden death. A small number of people affected by heart failure, which may require heart transplantation.

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