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Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Case Study

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Ryan Gillyard is a fifteen-year-old athlete boy who was passionate to play Division I college football. He was a “linebacker” and “running back” in football. He lived in Upper Darby and passed away on April 18, 2015.
Gillyard was working out at the team’s Cecil B. Moore Avenue practice field and suddenly he fell and became unconscious. It was later discovered that he has a genetic condition called Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy is a condition that causes the heart muscle to slowly thicken and electrical impulses which signal the heart, to become irregular and abnormal. There is no specific age group that is most likely to experience this condition because it can occur at any age. It is also hard to prevent because
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