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Disease Cardiomyopathy, Alcoholic

Name Cardiomyopathy, Alcoholic
Synonym Alcoholic Cardiomyopathy
Definition Disease of CARDIAC MUSCLE resulting from chronic excessive alcohol consumption. Myocardial damage can be caused by: (1) a toxic effect of alcohol; (2) malnutrition in alcoholics such as THIAMINE DEFICIENCY; or (3) toxic effect of additives in alcoholic beverages such as COBALT. This disease is usually manifested by DYSPNEA and palpitations with CARDIOMEGALY and congestive heart failure (HEART FAILURE).
Categories Cardiovascular disease | Substance-related disorder
MeSH® ID D002310
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1. DiseasesCardiovascular Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Heart Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Cardiomyopathies Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Cardiomyopathy, Alcoholic Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
2. DiseasesChemically-Induced Disorders Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Substance-Related Disorders Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Alcohol-Related Disorders Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Alcohol-Induced Disorders Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Cardiomyopathy, Alcoholic Has associated chemicals Has associated genes

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