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Cardiomegaly causes On the Web
Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. ; Mugilan Poongkunran M.B.B.S 
Cardiomegaly is often caused by hypertension, but it can also occur as a result of other heart conditions, such as congestive heart failure. Common causes of cardiomegaly due to dilation of the myocardium (not hypertrophy) are dilated cardiomyopathy (non-ischemic cardiomyopathy) and ischemic heart disease.
Life Threatening Causes
Life-threatening causes include conditions which may result in death or permanent disability within 24 hours if left untreated.
- Congestive heart failure
- Hypertensive heart disease
- Valvular heart disease
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