Specific Kinds of Heart Disease

Types of Heart Disease Within the Heart Muscle

Types of heart disease that can affect the muscle itself include:
  • Cardiomyopathy, such as:
    • Dilated cardiomyopathy
    • Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
    • Restrictive cardiomyopathy
  • Myocarditis, which is an inflammation of the heart muscle.

Heart Disease Types Affecting the Valves

Kinds of heart disease that can affect the heart valves (valvular heart disease) include:

Types of Heart Disease Within the Arteries or Veins

Heart disease types that affect the coronary arteries and veins include:
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