Arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy

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Can I die from arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy?

Because arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy (ARVC) is associated with sudden cardiac death as a possible symptom, you can die from ARVC. This symptom is not found in everybody who has been diagnosed, but it is a possibility. If you have been diagnosed, following up with and taking the medical recommendations made by your cardiologist are imperative.

SOURCE: Emory University - Department of Human Genetics in collaboration with ThinkGenetic • • DATE UPDATED: 2019-11-12


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