Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy is an autosomal dominant disorder caused mainly by mutations in genes encoding protein components of the cardiac sarcomere.
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Great Ormond Street Hospital NE Thames Regional Genetics Service Laboratories
Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children
37 Queen Square
Disease / group
MYH7 (Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy)
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Prenatals must be arranged in advance, through a Clinical Genetics department if possible. Amniotic fluid or CV samples should be sent to Cytogenetics for dissecting and culturing, with instructions to forward the sample to the Regional Molecular Genetics laboratory for analysis