Arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy

Overview

What are the most common health problems in arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy?

The main health concerns associated with arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy (ARVC) are abnormal heart rhythms and sudden death. Early signs and symptoms of ARVC may include heart palpitations, light-headedness, fainting, shortness of breath, and abnormal swelling in the legs or abdomen.

SOURCE: Emory University - Department of Human Genetics in collaboration with ThinkGenetic • https://www.thinkgenetic.com/diseases/arrhythmogenic-right-ventricular-cardiomyopathy-109924/overview/70235 • DATE UPDATED: 2019-11-13

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