Left ventricular enlargement

Left ventricular enlargement can be the result of a number of condition, including:

Radiographic features

Plain radiograph

Features that may be visible on a chest radiograph include:

Chest x-ray
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rID: 12943
System: Cardiac
Tags: chest, cxr, cases
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • LV enlargement

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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: diagram (frontal)
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    Figure 4: diagram (frontal)
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    Figure 5: diagram (lateral)
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    Figure 6: diagram (lateral)
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    Figure 7: Shmoo sign
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    Figure 8: Hoffman-Rigler sign
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