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What does HOCUM stand for?

HOCUM stands for Hypertrophic Obstructive Cardiomyopathy


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Cardiac complications of phaeochromocytoma are many and varied, including left ventricular hypertrophy (usually concentric), catecholamine-induced myocarditis and dilated cardiomyopathy, takotsubo cardiomyopathy, and a condition simulating hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy (HOCM).
Differential diagnosis of hypertrophic cardiomyopathies: typical (subaortic) hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy, atypical (mid-ventricular) hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy and hypertrophic non-obstructive cardiomyopathy.
The patients taking part suffer from a rare genetic disorder, called hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy, which causes a thickening of the heart muscle.