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How do you get hypertrophy?
Several health conditions cause your heart to work harder than normal. The most common cause of LVH is high blood pressure (hypertension). Other causes include athletic hypertrophy (a condition related to exercise), valve disease, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HOCM), and congenital heart disease.
What does hypertrophy mean in medical terms?
Hypertrophy: Enlargement or overgrowth of an organ or part of the body due to the increased size of the constituent cells.
Is hyperplasia reversible?
Hyperplasia, metaplasia, and dysplasia are reversible because they are results of a stimulus. Neoplasia is irreversible because it is autonomous.
Is Anaplasia reversible?
Anaplasia. Anaplasia is a qualitative alteration of differentiation. Anaplastic cells are typically poorly differentiated or undifferentiated, and exhibit advanced cellular pleomorphism. In fact, anaplasia and pleomorphism are sometimes incorrectly used as synonyms.