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Cardiomegaly



Cardiomegaly
Classification & external resources
ICD-10 I51.7
ICD-9 429.3
DiseasesDB 30769

Cardiomegaly is a medical condition wherein the heart is enlarged. It is generally categorized in the following manner:

  • Cardiomegaly due to dilation
  • Cardiomegaly due to ventricular hypertrophy
    • Left ventricular hypertrophy (LVH)
    • Right ventricular hypertrophy (RVH)
    • Left atrial enlargement

Additional recommended knowledge

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