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Related to ectopia: ectopia cordis, ectopia lentis, Renal ectopia

ectopia

 [ek-to´pe-ah] (L.)
malposition, especially if congenital.
ectopia cor´dis congenital displacement of the heart outside the thoracic cavity.
ectopia len´tis displacement of the crystalline lens of the eye.

ec·to·pi·a

(ek-tō'pē-ă),
Congenital displacement or malposition of any organ or part of the body.
Synonym(s): ectopy, heterotopia (1)
[G. ektopos, out of place, fr. ektos, outside, + topos, place]

ectopia

/ec·to·pia/ (ek-to´pe-ah) [Gr.] malposition, especially if congenital.
ectopia cor´dis  congenital displacement of the heart outside the thoracic cavity.
ectopia len´tis  abnormal position of the lens of the eye.
ectopia pupil´lae conge´nita  congenital displacement of the pupil.

ectopia

(ĕk-tō′pē-ə)
n.
1. An abnormal location or position of an organ or a body part, occurring congenitally or as the result of injury. Also called ectopy.
2. See ectopy.

ec·top′ic (-tŏp′ĭk) adj.

ectopia

1. Ectopic beat, see there.
2. Ectopic pregnancy, see there.

ec·to·pi·a

(ek-tō'pē-ă)
Congenital displacement or malposition of any organ or part of the body.
Synonym(s): ectopy, heterotopia (1) .

ectopia

Malposition of an organ or structure.

ec·to·pi·a

, ectopy (ek-tō'pē-ă, ektō-pē)
Congenital displacement of any organ or body part of the body.
[G. ektopos, out of place]

ectopia

[L.] ectopy.

ectopia cordis
congenital displacement of the heart outside the thoracic cavity.
ectopia lentis
congenital displacement of the lens away from its usual site attached to the ciliary body. Occurs as one of a series of defects in an inherited syndrome of cattle. The other defects are irideremia, microphakia and cataract. The calves are normal in other respects.
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Possible etiologies for the patient's "misplaced" liver tissue included congenital accessory liver and/or ectopia, dissemination resulting from previous trauma, and hematogenous dispersal of donor and/or recipient tissue following the orthotopic heart transplantation procedure.
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Marfan syndrome is a disorder of connective tissue and is associated with ectopia lentis, flat cornea, increased axial length of globe, hypoplastic iris or hypoplastic ciliary muscles, and various skeletal abnormalities.
Differential diagnoses of ectopia lentis also include trauma, syphilis, sulfite oxidase deficiency, and Weill--Marchesani syndrome.
However, patients with ectopia lentis, who participate in endurance running, are at chronic risk of exacerbating their lens malposition.
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