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Descriptor English:   Endocardial Fibroelastosis 
Descriptor Spanish:   Fibroelastosis Endocárdica 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Fibroelastose Endocárdica 
Synonyms English:   Endomyocardial Fibroelastosis
Endocardial Fibroelastoses
Fibroelastoses, Endocardial
Fibroelastosis, Endocardial  
Tree Number:   C14.280.238.281
Definition English:   A condition characterized by the thickening of ENDOCARDIUM due to proliferation of fibrous and elastic tissue, usually in the left ventricle leading to impaired cardiac function (CARDIOMYOPATHY, RESTRICTIVE). It is most commonly seen in young children and rarely in adults. It is often associated with congenital heart anomalies (HEART DEFECTS CONGENITAL;) INFECTION; or gene mutation. Defects in the tafazzin protein, encoded by TAZ gene, result in a form of autosomal dominant familial endocardial fibroelastosis. 
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CI chemically induced CL classification
CO complications CN congenital
DI diagnosis DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy DT drug therapy
EC economics EM embryology
EN enzymology EP epidemiology
EH ethnology ET etiology
GE genetics HI history
IM immunology ME metabolism
MI microbiology MO mortality
NU nursing PS parasitology
PA pathology PP physiopathology
PC prevention & control PX psychology
RT radiotherapy RH rehabilitation
SU surgery TH therapy
UR urine VE veterinary
VI virology  
Record Number:   4776 
Unique Identifier:   D004695 

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