The medical term for an enlarged heart is cardiomegaly, according to Mayo Clinic. An enlarged heart can occur due to different conditions. More »

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A doctor treats an enlarged heart with medication first, then with medical devices or surgery if needed, according to Mayo Clinic. The exact treatment depends on the condition causing the enlargement of the heart. More »

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According to HealthCentral, the artery that runs from the heart to supply blood to the rest of the body is the aorta. Many forces in the body cause the aorta to weaken, and as it weakens, it becomes enlarged. Enlarged ao... More »

Possible causes of an enlarged heart include conditions that cause the heart to pump harder than normal, such as disease of the heart valve or muscle, and high blood pressure, according to Mayo Clinic. In some cases, the... More »

Leukopenia is the medical term for a low white blood cell count, according to Mayo Clinic. Doctors generally consider a patient to have leukopenia if he has fewer than 4,000 white blood cells per microliter of blood, alt... More »

Myalgia is the medical term for pain in the muscles, according to Mayo Clinic. This can develop virtually anywhere in the body, and it sometimes goes away after a couple of days, but it can also last for months. Most peo... More »

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The medical term for syrinx of the spine is syringomyelia, states Mayo Clinic. Syrinx refers to a fluid-filled cyst within the spinal cord. The cyst may grow in size and damage the spinal cord causing issues such as pain... More »

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