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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 heart 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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Medicine:-achalasia, from A-+Gk khalasis "loosening" + - IA; agnosia, from Gk agnōsia "ignorance; cardiomegaly, 1960s, from RDIO-(from Gk kardia "heart")+Gk megas, megal-"great". Meteorology:-anabatic, from Gk anabatikos, from anabatēs "a person who ...
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