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Which one is the most common cause for 'Restrictive cardiomyopathy: (AIIMS May 2009)



A Alcohol
B Hemochromatosis

C Amyloidosis
D Sarcoidosis

Ans. C

Amyloidosis

B. Restrictive cardiomyopathy (Ref. Hari 18th Pg-1964)

Causes: Q

1. Amyloidosis

2. Hemochromatosis (AIPG 2006)

3. Sarcoid­osis;

4. Scleroderma;

5. Löffler’s (Eosinophilic cardiomyopathy)

6. Endomyocardial fibrosis.

Features of RVF predominate:

Raised JVP, with prominent x and y descents, Kussmaul sign is positive Q; hepatomegaly; oedema; ascites.

Diagnosis: Cardiac catheterization.

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