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Old 08-16-2010
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Heart Doxorubicin Cardiotoxicity

A 45 year old male underwent suucessful induction chemotherapy with doxorubucin for AML. Several weeks later he presents with complaonts of progressive exertional dyspnea & orthopnia. Which of the following is most likely responsible for this patients symptoms?

A. Right ventricular overload
B. Focal Myocardial scarring
C. Restrictive Cardiomyopathy
D. Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
E. Dilated Cardiomyopathy
F. Pericardial Fibrosis.
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E. Dilated Cardiomyopathy...
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I agree .. it is dilated cardiomyopathy
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dilated cardiomyopathy..
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e- dcm!!! bt y have u put half the answer in the topic...
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Well i think cardiotoxicity of doxorubicin is a known fact..... So i wanted to highlight the actual effects doxorubicin causes on the heart.
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