Can HCM be detected on a echo or a EKG?

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I was just curious if athis heart disease ican be caught on an echo or an EKG. It is a disease where the heart muscle thickens. 

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    Not sure but would expect this to be visible on an echo.
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    It may be detected in ECG or ECHO. But they may not pick up very small thickenings. 
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    i would think an echo would show it up or more so a stress echo good luck
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    Yes. Mine was diagnosed 6 years ago and was detected via Echocardiogram. Also I never have a normal EKG due to this heart disease.

    Yes, Thickening of the heart muscle.

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