cardiomegaly


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car·di·o·meg·a·ly

 (kär′dē-ō-mĕg′ə-lē)
n.
Enlargement of the heart. Also called megalocardia.

cardiomegaly

(ˌkɑːdɪəʊˈmɛɡəlɪ)
n
(Pathology) pathol another name for megalocardia

cardiomegaly

Medicine. an abnormal enlargement of the heart.
See also: Heart

cardiomegaly

Enlargement of the heart. There are a number of causes.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cardiomegaly - an abnormal enlargement of the heartcardiomegaly - 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
Translations
Kardiomegalie

car·di·o·meg·a·ly

n. cardiomegalia, hipertrofia cardíaca.
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Gross examination revealed cardiomegaly with biventricular hypertrophy (right ventricular thickness, 0.
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1%) were found to have abnormality on chest X-ray such as cardiomegaly, prominent pulmonary conus and pneumonia.
CT of the chest confirmed cardiomegaly, bilateral pleural effusions and no evidence of pulmonary embolism.
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A posteroanterior chest roentgenogram showed scoliosis, left-sided aortic arch, left-sided cardiac apex, dilated azygos vein, generalized cardiomegaly, prominent pulmonary trunk, and plethoric lungs (Figure 3a).
A chest radiograph showed cardiomegaly and a transthoracic echocardiogram revealed a "pericardial mass.
Instead, the chest radiograph will reveal cardiomegaly and increased pulmonary vascularity, consistent with heart failure.
Two-view chest x-ray films showed cardiomegaly with slightly prominent pulmonary vessels in the upper lobe, suggesting mild pulmonary venous hypertension, as well as a mild right basilar atelectasis and a small right pleural effusion.