cardiomegaly


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Synonyms for cardiomegaly

an abnormal enlargement of the heart

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Caption: FIGURE 1: Acute (a) and convalescent (b) chest radiographs demonstrating cardiomegaly at the time of the clinical deterioration, with near complete resolution five days later.
If the initial episode of decompensation is survived, the long-term complications of MMA may include chronic renal failure, anemia, neurological deficits, leukopenia, pancreatitis, and cardiomegaly. The mortality rate of MMA can be high (a 1990s study described it as 80%).
In the present study, when cardiomegaly cases were subjected for 2-D echocardiography, dilated cardiomyopathy (Fig.
In 31 typical reported cases of progeria, cardiac murmurs were common after the age of 5 years, with systemic (diastolic) hypertension, cardiomegaly, and hypercholesterolaemia developed in many cases.5 In 15 children (1-17 years) with progeria, prolonged prothrombin time, raised serum phosphorus level, insulin unresponsiveness, and growth hormone deficiency, elevated blood pressure and decreased ankle-brachial indexes, were common.
"There was justification in this case, looking for masses in his chest or cardiomegaly from prolonged hypertension," Dr.
They do suggest that physicians keep myocarditis and dilated cardiomyopathy in the differential diagnosis of these children, and that certain subtleties such as hepatomegaly on physical exam or cardiomegaly on chest x-ray may help distinguish these diagnoses from more common respiratory and viral illnesses.
An autopsy found he had idiopathic hypertrophic subaortic stenosis and an enlarged heart, and the cause of death was reported as cardiomegaly and arrhythmia.
Mortality was 62.5% in fetuses with hydrops, and 60% in fetuses with cardiomegaly.
Anat Scheiman Elazary and associates at Hadassah-Hebrew University Hospital, Jerusalem, reported this unusual presentation of SLE in a woman who was admitted to intensive care with sinus tachycardia, hypotension, a left-sided pleural effusion, cardiomegaly, and an ejection fraction of 23%.
Aortic aneurysm, cardiomegaly, and tuberculous sequelae (to name a few) may cause compression of the vagus nerve or the RLN.
The variables found to be important predictors of LV dysfunction were male sex, cardiomegaly on chest radiograph, and left bundle branch block on EKG.
Among the other investigations done, chest X-ray finding of cardiomegaly and plethora were seen in 58.6% (41) of cases.