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Mesh term Cardiomegaly

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Heart Diseases
Hypertrophy

Description

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.


Browse to child terms:
Cardiomyopathy, Dilated
Hypertrophy, Left Ventricular
Hypertrophy, Right Ventricular


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