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Revision as of 00:06, 23 July 2016

Background

  • Muscle is stiff from fibrosis or infiltrating process
  • EF is usually normal
  • Form of diastolic dysfunction (difficulty filling)
  • Must distinguish from constrictive pericarditis

Differential Diagnosis

Cardiomyopathy

Evaluation

  • Consider if CHF but no evidence of cardiomegaly or systolic dysfunction

Management

  • Symptom directed (diuretics and ACEI)

See Also

References