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    [what "metabolic disorders" contribute?]

    Author: shelva (---.proxy.aol.com)

    Date: 09-02-02 23:15

    Could someone tell me what "metabolic disorders" are that can contribute/ look like HCM? I cant find any info on that. Thanks

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    [Re: what "metabolic disorders" contribute?]

    Author: Board Moderator-Sarah B. (---.28.37.153.Dial1.Chicago1.Level3.net)

    Date: 09-03-02 00:14

    Dear Shelva,

    It is not that metabolic diseases contribute to HCM, but that something else besides HCM caused the heart damage or arrythmias in the first place.

    I am sorry that I don't know more about what other diseases cause enlarged hearts (HCM is not technically an enlarged heart, but a heart with thick walls). I only know that HCM is very rare in such small babies, but is possible. However, other causes should be looked into if at all possible.

    I know that this is incredibly frustrating to not know what happened and I'm truly sorry I can't give you more insight. However, Lisa (our president) may have more info and she is at 973-983-7429.

    best wishes

    Sarah

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    [Re: what "metabolic disorders" contribute?]

    Author: Lisa Salberg (---.dyn.optonline.net)

    Date: 09-03-02 08:10

    There are several and you should discuss this with your doctor. - I have a list on my other computer... I will post them tonight...one is called Noonan's syndrome there are several others.

    more later.

    Lisa
    NOTE: This is a post from the previous forum message board.

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