cardiomyopathy, dilated, type 1W

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cardiomyopathy, dilated, type 1W

A hereditary disorder (OMIM:611407) characterised by ventricular dilation and impaired systolic function, resulting in congestive heart failure, arrhythmia and risk of premature death. 

Molecular pathology
Defects of VCL, which encodes a cytoskeletal protein present in cell–cell and cell–matrix junctions, cause dilated cardiomyopathy type 1W.