enlarged heart


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Noun1.enlarged heart - an abnormal enlargement of the heartenlarged heart - an abnormal enlargement of the heart; "mild cardiomegaly is common in athletes"
symptom - (medicine) any sensation or change in bodily function that is experienced by a patient and is associated with a particular disease
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A preliminary report shows Wafula had an enlarged heart and mild changes in the lungs.
He told medics and former patients about "turning pale" from an enlarged heart last December.
She had also been diagnosed with an enlarged heart, thyroid problems and high blood pressure.
com/heart-disease/guide/enlarged-heart-causes-symptoms-types#1) cardiomegaly , an enlarged heart typically tied to high cholesterol.
The little battler was diagnosed with dilated cardiomyopathy, an enlarged heart and became the first child at the Freeman to be given a Berlin Heart, an external air driven pump that took over the work for the left side of his heart.
He was diagnosed with dilated cardiomyopathy - an enlarged heart - and he became the first child at the Freeman Hospital to be given a Berlin Heart, an external air driven pump that took over the work for the left side of his heart.
The early symptoms of an enlarged heart can be so subtle that they are easy to ignore: shortness of breath, swelling in the legs or abdomen, fatigue, dizziness, lightheadedness, fainting, an irregular heart rhythm.
In adults, an enlarged heart is associated with premature death.
He was diagnosed with the condition after suffering a cardiac arrest during surgery for an enlarged heart, which left him in a coma in 2013.
The condition was first discovered in the 1990s in Japan, where researchers observed that sufferers, mostly women, had an enlarged heart that looked like a fishing pot used to trap octopus known as takotsubo.
Alan had an enlarged heart and had been on warfarin for 16 years, and because Debbie had rushed back to the car to get his medication doctors knew which drugs he was on which helped them treat him.
A follow-up chest x-ray 2 weeks later showed an enlarged heart and more fluid in the lung.