Disease Information for Left ventricular hypertrophy

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
PMI Displaced Lateral
Accentuated fourth heart sound/S4
Apical impulse,heart/lateral displacement
Apical pulse prominent
Cardiac apical heave
Cardiac Symptoms/Signs
Cardiomegaly/Heart dilatation
Gallop rhythms
Gallop,atrial or S4
Left heart border/displaced left/percussion
Left ventricular heave/Apical thrust sign
Demographics & Risk Factors
Established Disease Population
Patient/Aorta coarctation
Patient/Aortic stenosis
Patient/Cardiac/Heart disease
Patient/Hypertension
Patient/Valvular heart disease
Diagnostic Test Results
EKG (ECG)
EKG/P-Mitrale pattern (ECG)
EKG/R Wave AVL >11 mv (ECG)
EKG/R Wave in V5/V6 >27 mv (ECG)
EKG/Deep S Wave V1 (ECG)
EKG/Increased amplitude QRS/voltage (ECG)
EKG/Intrinsicoid deflection QRS >.06 (ECG)
EKG/Pseudoinfarction pattern/Q Waves/atypical (ECG)
EKG/Small Q Wave lead I (ECG)
EKG/Voltage S in V1 plus R in V5>35 mv (ECG)
EKG/S-T depression (ECG)
EKG/Persistent T Wave inversion (ECG)
EKG/T Wave inversion (ECG)
EKG/T Wave inversion/ST depression 1,V5,V6 (ECG)
EKG/Left bundle branch block,complete (ECG)
EKG/Left-axis deviation (ECG)
EKG/Septal vector increased (ECG)
EKG/LVH signs (ECG)
EKG/Voltage criteria LVH abnormal (ECG)
EKG/Changes/abnormalities (ECG)
X-RAY
Xray/Chest abnormal
Xray/Enlarged left atrium/Chest
Xray/Heart border left/bulging lower third/Chest
Xray/Large heart shadow/Chest
Xray/Chest/Lung fields/Abnormal
Ultrasound
Echo/Echocardiogram Abnormal
Echo/Ventricular hypertrophy/thickened wall
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Dissecting aortic aneurysm
Left atrial hypertrophy
Left bundle branch block
Left ventricular hypertrophy
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Class
CLASS/Cardiovascular (category)
CLASS/Heart disorder (ex)
CLASS/Myocardial involvement/disorder (ex)
Pathophysiology
Pathophysiology/Myocardial Ischemia Functional
Pathophysiology/Right ventricular enlargement/physiology
Process
PROCESS/Hypertrophic/Hyperplastic disorder (ex)
PROCESS/Reference organ/system (category)
Synonyms
Synonym
Hypertrophies Left Ventricular, Hypertrophy Left Ventricular, Hypertrophy ventricular left, Left ventricular enlargement, Left Ventricular Hypertrophies, left ventricular hypertrophy, Left ventricular hypertrophy (disorder), LV hypertrophy, LV+ Left ventric hypertrophy, LV+ Left ventricular hypertrophy, LVH, LVH Left ventric hypertrophy, LVH Left ventricular hypertrophy, Ventricular Hypertrophies Left, Ventricular hypertrophy ((left)), Ventricular Hypertrophy Left, Synonym/LVH
Definition

Enlargement of the left ventricle of the heart. This increase in ventricular mass is attributed to sustained abnormal pressure or volume loads and is a contributor to cardiovascular morbidity and mortality.

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