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Cardiomegaly
Cardiomegally.PNG
Cardiomegaly on chest X-ray and a pacemaker
Classification and external resources
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]

Clinical Information •Abnormal enlargement of the heart. •Enlargement of the heart, usually indicated by a cardiothoracic ratio above 0.50. Heart enlargement may involve the right, the left, or both heart ventricles or heart atria. Cardiomegaly is a nonspecific symptom seen in patients with chronic systolic heart failure (heart failure) or several forms of cardiomyopathies. •Hypertrophy or enlargement of the heart.

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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254 news items

 
Coos Bay World
Sat, 21 Feb 2015 10:08:32 -0800

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Wed, 18 Feb 2015 09:24:54 -0800

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Otago Daily Times

Otago Daily Times
Sat, 14 Feb 2015 07:56:15 -0800

Rachel's father said post mortem examination reports showed Rachel had mild cardiomegaly dilatation - an inflammation of tissue around the heart. "That's why they sent tissue away, but we don't know if they will establish a cause of death at all ...

Plymouth Herald

Plymouth Herald
Thu, 12 Feb 2015 11:52:48 -0800

Dr Debbie Cook, a consultant forensic pathologist, said that the 17 stone, 6ft 2ins heavy-smoker was found to have a “large heart”. The cause of death was cardiomegaly – a large heart which may have resulted in a sudden cardiac arrhythmia, also known ...

Plymouth Herald

Plymouth Herald
Sat, 14 Feb 2015 03:26:15 -0800

At some point during the incident, and it is unsure at what point this occurred, Keith suffered from a "cardiac event" due to cardiomegaly – a large heart which may have resulted in a sudden cardiac arrhythmia. The ultimate decision the jury had to ...

Plymouth Herald

Plymouth Herald
Fri, 13 Feb 2015 09:15:00 -0800

At some point during the incident, and it is unsure at what point this occurred, Keith suffered from a “cardiac event” due to cardiomegaly – a large heart which may have resulted in a sudden cardiac arrhythmia. The ultimate decision the jury had to ...
 
GP online
Thu, 05 Feb 2015 16:11:15 -0800

Chest X-ray is also mandatory, to assess pulmonary congestion and cardiomegaly, and rule out pulmonary causes of dyspnoea. Lung function tests may be considered. Echocardiography provides information on systolic and diastolic function, valvular ...
 
SaukValley.com
Thu, 08 Jan 2015 14:17:31 -0800

"The cause of death for the late Janet Sims, who died on November 25, 2014, has been determined to be due to cardiac arrhythmia caused by cardiomegaly resulting from left ventricular hypertrophy," McDonald said in a two-sentence news release Thursday ...
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