Ectopia Cordis

Ectopia cordis

Engelsk definition

A rare developmental defect in which the heart is abnormally located partially or totally outside the THORAX. It is the result of defective fusion of the anterior chest wall. Depending on the location of the heart, ectopia cordis can be thoracic, thoracoabdominal, abdominal, and cervical.

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Engelska synonymer

Cordis, Ectopia