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septal hypertrophy

is septal hypertrophy same as cardiomiopathy if not what is the difference between the two


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Septal Hypertrophy is the same as Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy. Hypertrophic means thickened or enlarged, Cardiomyopathy means cardio (heart) myopathy (muscle disease). The disease can be obstructive (HCOM) or non-obstructive (HCM) and most times it appears along the septal walls, however, it can appear in any of the walls of the heart; for both ventricles and septal walls to be enlarged is extremely rare.
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