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Flashcards in Cardiomyopathy Deck (10):
1

Most familial cardiomyopathies are inherented in an autosomal dominant pattern

True

2

Genetic cardiomyopathy is characterized by age dependence and incomplete penetrance

True

3

The most commonly recognized genetic causes of dilated cardiomyopathy are structural mutations of ____.

Titin
TTN

4

Hallmark of congestion

Peripheral edema

5

Defects in the cytoskeletal proteins can lead to cardiomyopathy, usually with a dilated phenotype

True

6

Sarcolemmal membrane protein defects are associated with dilated cardiomyopathy.

True

7

Defects in the sarcolemmal channel proteins (channelopathies) are generally associated with primary arrhythmias.

True

8

Mutation in SCN5A (channelopathy) have been implicated in dilated cardiomyopathy with conduction disease.

True

9

Nuclear membrane protein defects are associated with a higher prevalence of artrial arrhythmias and conduction system disease.

True

10

Alpha galactosidase A deficiency

Fabry's disease