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Dilated cardiomyopathy of the elderly

Dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM) is a primary myocardial disease with unknown cause. The disease is characterized by left or right ventricular or bilateral ventricular enlargement, accompanied by decreased ventricular systolic function, with or without congestive heart failure. Ventricular or atrial arrhythmias are common. The disease is progressive, and death can occur at any stage of the disease.

Symptoms

Abdominal aortic aneurysm in the elderly

Pulmonary tuberculosis in the elderly

Calcified valvular disease in the elderly

Lung abscess in the elderly

Variant angina pectoris in the elderly

Senile cerebral embolism

Septic shock in the elderly

Senile emphysema

Sick sinus syndrome in the elderly

Geriatric brain heart syndrome

Hyperkalemia in the elderly

Pulmonary encephalopathy of the elderly

Hypotension in the elderly

Senile cerebral thrombosis

Hypertensive crisis in the elderly

Transient ischemic attack in the elderly

Respiratory failure in the elderly

Mucinous valvular disease of the elderly

Acute left heart failure in the elderly

Pleural effusion and pleurisy in the elderly

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