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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 chamber 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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How to Pronounce Cardiomegaly

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2 news items

Dallas Morning News (blog)

Dallas Morning News (blog)
Fri, 18 Jul 2014 09:47:01 -0700

Other factors included 'physiologic stress,' '[m]orbid obesity and cardiomegaly,' and exposure to 'oleoresin capsicum,' which was one of the chemicals in the pepper spray.” Writes Davis in the court's opinion, based on previous rulings, “we conclude ...

Medscape

Medscape
Wed, 02 Jul 2014 21:13:50 -0700

"The presence of interstitial infiltrates is compatible with the severe presentation of the cases and may be a marker for cardiac disease, as cardiomegaly was identified as a potential risk factor [53% vs 21%; OR, 4.29; P = .025]," the authors write ...
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