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Table 2 Classification criteria of secondary cardiomyopathy according to the American heart association and the European society of cardiology

From: Sudden cardiac death diagnosed with dilated cardiomyopathy in a Kuwaiti family: a case report

Secondary cardiomyopathy
Infiltrative • Amyloidosis (primary familial autosomal dominant, senile, secondary forms)
• Hurler’s disease
• Hunter’s disease
Storage • Hemochromatosis
• Fabry’s disease
• Glycogen storage disease (type II, Pompe)
Toxicity • Drugs, heavy metals, alcohol
Endomyocardial • Hyperesinophilic syndrome (Loeffler’s endocarditis)
Inflammatory • Sarcoidosis
Endocrine • Diabetes Mellitus
• Hyperthyroidism
• Hypothyroidism
• Hyperparathyroidism
• Pheochromocytoma
• Acromegaly
Cardiofacial • Noonan syndrome
• Lentiginosis
Neuromuscular/neurological • Friedreich’s ataxia
• Duchenne-Becher muscular dystrophy
• Emery-Dreifuss muscular dystrophy
• Myotonic dystrophy
• Neurofibromatosis
• Tuberous sclerosis
Nutritional deficiencies • Beriberi (thiamine), pellagra, scurvy, selenium, carnitine, kwashiorkor
Autoimmune/collagen • Systemic lupus erythematosis
• Dermatomyositis
• Rheumatoid arthritis
• Scleroderma
• Polyarteritis nodosa
Consequence of cancer therapy • Anthracyclines: doxorubicin (adriamycin), daunorubicin
• Cyclophosphamide
  • Radiation