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Disease Endomyocardial Fibrosis

Name Endomyocardial Fibrosis
Synonyms Endomyocardial Fibroses | Fibroses, Endomyocardial | Fibrosis, Endomyocardial
Definition A condition characterized by the thickening of the ventricular ENDOCARDIUM and subendocardium (MYOCARDIUM), seen mostly in children and young adults in the TROPICAL CLIMATE. The fibrous tissue extends from the apex toward and often involves the HEART VALVES causing restrictive blood flow into the respective ventricles (CARDIOMYOPATHY, RESTRICTIVE).
Categories Cardiovascular disease
MeSH® ID D004719
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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 Endomyocardial Fibrosis Has associated chemicals Has associated genes

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