Arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy
What type of heart condition is arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy?
Arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy is a type of cardiomyopathy. Cardiomyopathy is any chronic disease of the heart muscle. There are many types of cardiomyopathies, including dilated, hypertrophic, and restrictive. Treatments, symptoms, and ages of onset vary depending on the type of cardiomyopathy. Once you have been diagnosed with a specific type, you can find a treatment that is best for you. To find a genetic counselor that can help you with diagnosis, click here.
SOURCE: Emory University - Department of Human Genetics in collaboration with ThinkGenetic • https://www.thinkgenetic.com/diseases/arrhythmogenic-right-ventricular-cardiomyopathy-109924/overview/70236 • DATE UPDATED: 2019-06-18
Accessed March 29, 2019: https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/cardiomyopathy/symptoms-causes/syc-20370709