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Cardiomegaly
Classification and external resources
Cardiomegally.PNG
Cardiomegaly on chest X-ray and a pacemaker
ICD-10 I51.7
ICD-9 429.3
DiseasesDB 30769
MeSH D006332

Cardiomegaly is a medical condition wherein the heart is enlarged.

Classification[edit]

Dilation or hypertrophy[edit]

Cardiac dilation is where mainly one or more cardiac chambers is enlarged, while cardiac hypertrophy is where mainly cardiac muscle is enlarged.

By location[edit]

Associations[edit]

Calcified heart with cardiomegaly at a medical class at Monterrey Institute of Technology and Higher Education, Mexico City.

External links[edit]



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U.S. News & World Report
Tue, 05 Aug 2014 08:33:45 -0700

Major heart conditions put people at higher risk for heart failure: heart attack, coronary artery disease, cardiomyopathy (heart muscle disease), cardiomegaly (enlarged heart) and inflammatory heart disease, along with heart valve abnormalities and ...
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