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Heart enlargement

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Description of Heart enlargement

Heart enlargement: 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, CONGESTIVE) or several forms of CARDIOMYOPATHIES.
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Heart enlargement: hypertrophy or enlargement of the heart.
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Heart enlargement (symptom): Increased thickness of muscular walls of heart causing an abnormally...more »

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