dextrocardia


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dextrocardia

(ˌdɛkstrəʊˈkɑːdɪə)
n
(Anatomy) med the abnormal location of the heart in the right side of the chest
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Noun1.dextrocardia - abnormal condition where the heart is located toward the right side of the chest
abnormalcy, abnormality - an abnormal physical condition resulting from defective genes or developmental deficiencies
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dextrocardie
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Situs inversus can be classified further into situs inversus with dextrocardia or situs inversus with levocardia.
Chest x-ray revealed dextrocardia and right-sided stomach bubble.
Dextrocardia, situs inversus, tetralogy of Fallot and hypoplasia of the lungs have been described.
It can be either partial or total depending upon whether it is associated with dextrocardia or not.
Her heart is toward the right side of her body, a condition known as dextrocardia.
Anomalias genitales Hipospadias hidrocele, testiculos no descendidos, anomalias de los testiculos, vagina hipoplasica Anomalias urologicas Agenesia renal, rinon ectopico, reflujo vesicoureteral, duplicacion ureteral Anomalias cardiacas Anomalias del arco aortico, transposicion de grandes vasos, defecto del septo ventricular, tetralogia de Fallot, coartacion de la aorta, dextrocardia. Anomalias del sistema nervioso Retardo mental, encefalocele central frontal y occipital, holoprosencefalia, lisencefalia, lipoma del cuerpo calloso e hipoplasia del cuerpo calloso.
Neonatal arterial switch operation for transposition of the great arteries in a patient with mirror image dextrocardia and situs inversus totalis.
Bruck syndrome: a rare case report with dextrocardia and meningomyelocele.
Las anomalias cardiacas como dextrocardia, defectos del septo atrial y/o ventricular y el ducto arterioso permeable (Gadodia et al., 2011), representarian cambios congenitos adaptativos en respuesta al "efecto congestivo" inducido por el cortocircuito porto-sistemico (Grazioli et al., 2000).
[2] have reported a case of dextrocardia and VSD with situs inversus who was posted for hernioplasty and hydrocelectomy.