Cardiac chamber enlargement

Cardiac chamber enlargement can be recognised by cardiac contour changes, new or different interfaces with adjacent lung, and/or displacement of adjacent mediastinal structures. These are discussed separately:

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rID: 12945
System: Cardiac
Sections: Signs, Gamuts
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:

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Cases and figures

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    Figure 1: normal PA cardiomediastinal outlines
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    Figure 2: normal lateral cardiomediastinal outlines
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    Figure 3: right atrial enlargement
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    Figure 4: right ventricular enlargement
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    Figure 5: left atrial enlargement
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    Figure 6: left ventricular enlargement
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