Dilated cardiomyopathy with ataxia

What is Dilated cardiomyopathy with ataxia?

Dilated cardiomyopathy with ataxia (DCMA) is characterized by severe early onset (before the age of three years) dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM) with conduction defects (long QT syndrome), non-progressive cerebellar ataxia, testicular dysgenesis, and 3-methylglutaconic aciduria.

Other condition names

  • 3-methylglutaconic aciduria type 5
  • DCMA syndrome
  • MGA5

Inheritance type

Autosomal recessive

Age of Onset

  • Childhood
  • Infancy
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