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Causes of Dilated Cardiomyopathy in HIV-Positive Patient

Purpose:

To identify possible causes of a dilated cardiomyopathy in a patient infected with HIV.

Specialty:

Cardiovascular Diseases, Infectious Disease

Objective:

risk factors, imaging studies, criteria for diagnosis, complications, options, selection

ICD-10:

I42.0, B23.8

Description:

A patient infected with HIV may develop a dilated cardiomyopathy, which can be caused by a variety of conditions. Cardiomyopathy has become important with improved survival due to advances in antiretroviral therapy.

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