Disease Information for Endomyocardial fibrosis

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Cardiac Symptoms/Signs
Disease Progression
Course/Chronic disorder
Course/Chronic only
Demographics & Risk Factors
Travel, Geographic & Climate Related Factors
Residence/travel/Africa
Population Group
Population/Immigrant population
Diagnostic Test Results
Pathology
BX/Endomyocardial Biopsy Abnormal
BX/Myocardial biopsy/abnormal
PATH/Heart/Subendocardial fibrosis
PATH/Myocardial pathology/Fibrosis
Isotope Scan
MUGA scan/cardiac output decreased
MUGA Scan/Diastolic first derivative slow
EKG (ECG)
EKG/Right atrial hypertrophy signs (ECG)
EKG/Abnormal in children
CT Scan
MRI/Heart scan abnormal
X-RAY
Xray/Cardiomegaly/Chest
Xray/Enlarged right atrium/Chest
Xray/Pulmonary infiltrate eosinophilia (PIE/Loeffler's syndrome)
Ultrasound
Echo/Diffuse hypokinesis ventricle wall
Echo/Dilated hypokinetic ventricles
Echo/Echocardiogram Abnormal
Echo/Ejection fraction low
Echo/Right Atrium Chamber Large
Echo/Right atrium increased volume/diameter
Angiography
Angios/Right atrium enlarged/Heart
Heart cath/Left atrium enlarged
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Rule Outs
Amyloidisis, heart
Cardiomyopathy, restrictive
Myocarditis
Myocarditis, acute
Tricuspid stenosis
Associated Disease & Complications
Cardiomyopathy
Cardiomyopathy, restrictive
Heart block, complete
Loeffler's endocarditis
Loefflers/Eosinophilic pneumonia, acute
Mitral valve stenosis
Obliterative cardiomyopathy syndrome
Tricuspid regurgitation
Right Atrial Hypertrophy
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Specific Agent
AGENT/Endemic disease (ex)
Class
CLASS/Primary organ/system disorder (ex)
CLASS/Cardiovascular (category)
CLASS/Heart disorder (ex)
CLASS/Myocardial involvement/disorder (ex)
Pathophysiology
Pathophysiology/Cardiac Stroke volume decreased
Pathophysiology/Diastolic ventricular filling/poor/effect
Pathophysiology/Diastolic-type heart failure/poor filling
Process
PROCESS/Idiopathic/unclassified/unknown (category)
PROCESS/INCIDENCE/Regional specific
PROCESS/Inflammatory/Fibrosis
PROCESS/Structural/anatomic/foreign body (category)
Definition

A disease characterized by thickening of the endocardium, and frequently the inner third of the myocardium. The left ventricle is most frequently involved. Cardiomegaly and congestive heart failure may also be present.

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