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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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3D animation of Treatment for enlarged heart. Animation by Dan Chase - Image Tramsfer.

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Chest x-ray -Cardiothoracic Ratio -CARDIAC SIZE - Cardiomegaly

How to measure cardiothoracic ratio. To tell if someone has cardiomegaly.

Enlarged Heart Treatment

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Enlarged Heart and Consquences - TheVisualMD.com

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4.3. Criteria for Cardiomegaly - Chest X-Rays - Dr. Vaidya

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Chest X-ray PA View With Cardiomegaly

This is the chest x ray of PA view of patient showing cardiomegaly.

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2 news items

 
Asbury Park Press
Thu, 11 Sep 2014 22:15:00 -0700

The first - the Scholastic Student-Athlete Safety Act - was enacted as a means of combating cardiomegaly, or enlarged heart. Typically an inherited condition, cardiomegaly causes the heart muscle to thicken, making it harder to pump blood efficiently ...
 
GlobalPost
Tue, 09 Sep 2014 21:52:30 -0700

To verify this conjecture, the researchers studied on laboratory rats developing skin inflammatory disease by means of gene manipulation, which were found to show symptoms including arteriosclerosis, cardiomegaly, cardiovascular disorder and ...
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