A member asked:

Are enlarged liver and cardiac hypertrophy related in any way? what can cause it? my boyfriend, with no prior medical conditions died from this and it does not run in the family. he did have a history of drug use in the past (smoke heroin)

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Dr. Kathy Robinson answered

Specializes in Family Medicine

Heart hypertrophy and enlarged liver are not directly related most of the time but certainly both can be related to drug use.

Answered Jul 15, 2015



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