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CXR's show mild cardiamegaly 4 many yrs. Could it with Type II DM & Asthma cause Mod.Aortic Stenosis &? Mild hypokensis of Apex. This DX A.S/HA new

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Dr. Carrie Cannon
Family Medicine

In brief: Possibly.

It would make more sense for the cardiomegaly to result from aortic stenosis because the heart would build up muscle of the left ventricle pumping against the stenosis to get blood to the rest of the body, but they may be unrelated.
Hypokinesis may represent ischemia or lack of adequate oxygen to your inferior heart. Diabetes certainly plays a role in heart disease especially atherosclerosis.

In brief: Possibly.

It would make more sense for the cardiomegaly to result from aortic stenosis because the heart would build up muscle of the left ventricle pumping against the stenosis to get blood to the rest of the body, but they may be unrelated.
Hypokinesis may represent ischemia or lack of adequate oxygen to your inferior heart. Diabetes certainly plays a role in heart disease especially atherosclerosis.
Dr. Carrie Cannon
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Dr. Norman Cohen
Anesthesiology

In brief: Probably not

Aortic stenosis itself can cause increased heart size (cardiomegaly) as it progresses.
Diabetes plus aortic stenosis does increase the risk of reduced blood flow to parts of the heart. This can lead to reduced motion (hypokinesis). Severe asthma can cause enlargement of the right side of the heart, but if you have your asthma under good control, this is not contributing much to your situation.

In brief: Probably not

Aortic stenosis itself can cause increased heart size (cardiomegaly) as it progresses.
Diabetes plus aortic stenosis does increase the risk of reduced blood flow to parts of the heart. This can lead to reduced motion (hypokinesis). Severe asthma can cause enlargement of the right side of the heart, but if you have your asthma under good control, this is not contributing much to your situation.
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