Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Cardiomyopathy Hypertrophic Symptoms

Symptoms of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy usually do not develop until age 20.

Symptoms of mild hypertrophic cardiomyopathy include:

Symptoms of moderate hypertrophic cardiomyopathy include:

Symptoms of severe hypertrophic cardiomyopathy include:

Abnormal Breathing Rates
AgeUpper NormalAbnormal
6mo - 1 year40 breaths per min60 breaths per min
1 - 3 years30 breaths per min50 breaths per min
4 - 5 years28 breaths per min45 breaths per min
5 - 6 years26 breaths per min40 breaths per min
6 - 12 years24 breaths per min30 breaths per min
Over 12 years20 breaths per min25+ breaths per min

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Last Updated: Dec 16, 2010 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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PubMed Cardiomyopathy Hypertrophic References
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