Chest X-Ray Spot Diagnosis Chart: Abnormal Heart
In diagnosing heart disease, a chest X-ray (also called chest film) uses a very small amount of radiation to produce an image of the heart, lungs, and chest bones on film.
In congestive heart failure X-ray can show heart enlargement, fluid in the lungs, and lung disease.
Symptoms of Left Atrial Enlargementcan happen at any age and may include: Shortness of breath. Swelling of your legs. Fatigue. Weight gain. Fainting.