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Descriptor English:   Cardiomegaly 
Descriptor Spanish:   Cardiomegalia 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Cardiomegalia 
Synonyms English:   Cardiac Hypertrophy
Enlarged Heart
Enlargement, Heart
Heart Enlargement
Heart Hypertrophy
Heart, Enlarged  
Tree Number:   C14.280.195
C23.300.775.250
Definition English:   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. 
Indexing Annotation English:   general or unspecified; prefer HYPERTROPHY, LEFT VENTRICULAR or HYPERTROPHY, RIGHT VENTRICULAR; note entry term CARDIAC HYPERTROPHY: do not confuse with CARDIOMYOPATHY, HYPERTROPHIC; CARDIOMEGALY, EXERCISE-INDUCED is also available
History Note English:   2000(1963) 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
BL blood CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced CL classification
CO complications CN congenital
DI diagnosis DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy DT drug therapy
EC economics EM embryology
EN enzymology EP epidemiology
EH ethnology ET etiology
GE genetics HI history
IM immunology ME metabolism
MI microbiology MO mortality
NU nursing PS parasitology
PA pathology PP physiopathology
PC prevention & control PX psychology
RT radiotherapy RH rehabilitation
SU surgery TH therapy
UR urine VE veterinary
VI virology  
Record Number:   30921 
Unique Identifier:   D006332 

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