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Disease Cardiomegaly

Name Cardiomegaly
Synonyms Cardiac Hypertrophy | Enlarged Heart | Enlargement, Heart | Heart, Enlarged | Heart Enlargement | Heart Hypertrophy
Definition 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.
Categories Cardiovascular disease | Pathology (anatomical condition)
MeSH® ID D006332

Top ↑ Ancestors

1. DiseasesCardiovascular Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Heart Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Cardiomegaly Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
2. DiseasesPathological Conditions, Signs and Symptoms Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Pathological Conditions, Anatomical Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Hypertrophy Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Cardiomegaly Has associated chemicals Has associated genes

Top ↑ Descendants

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  Ethanolaminosis
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  Hypertrophy, Left Ventricular Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  Hypertrophy, Right Ventricular Has associated chemicals Has associated genes