Familial Cases of Endomyocardial Fibrosis in Uganda(Article)
This report describes nine cases of endomyocardial fibrosis occurring in four families. All patients came from Rwanda or South-western Uganda, and five had tropical splenomegaly syndrome as well. It seems likely that genetic as well as environmental factors are operative in the aetiology of endomyocardial fibrosis.
Authoured by: Patel, Ashvin K., Ziegler, John L , Paul D'arbela G. , Somers, Krishna
Academic units: Mother Kevin Post Graduate Medical School