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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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Ectopia cordis involves lots of complications with the structure of a newborn baby's heart, which can lead to other problems like:
En las vistas latero-laterales se evidencio el aumento de tamano de uno de los ureteres, y en la vista ventro-dorsal se visualizo hidronefrosis e hidroureter con recorrido tortuoso, asi como tambien la ectopia unilateral de tipo intramural del ureter izquierdo (FIG.
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pulmonar 0,77 (1) TOTAL 24,61% (32) Otros (%) Cardiomegalia 3,07 (4) Derrame pericardico 3,07 (4) Drenaje venoso anomalo 2,31 (3) Dextrocardia 2,31 (3) Falla cardiaca 1,54 (2) Fibroelastosis miocardica 0,77 (1) Ectopia cortis 0,77 (1) Probable dilatacion seno coronario 0,77 (1) TOTAL 14,61% (19)
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2) Ocular features are: 70 to 80% of patients with MFS have ectopia lentis which is the most common form of ocular involvement.
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Dentro de las anormalidades cardiacas la mas llamativa es la ectopia cordis, en la cual hay un desplazamiento del corazon total o parcialmente fuera del cuerpo.
El diagnostico de SM se basa en una serie de criterios clinicos y geneticos denominados nosologia de Ghent (tabla 1), que fue actualizada en el 2009 (4) y en la que se otorga mayor peso a tres componentes; 1) hallazgos clinicos de aneurisma/diseccion aortica y ectopia del lente ocular; 2) pruebas geneticas del FBN1 y otros genes como TGFBRl y 2; 3) un enfasis diagnostico del SM hacia una diferenciacion en la que se incluyen entidades como el SLD, SSG, el sindrome de aneurisma y diseccion aortica toracica familiar, entre otros.
Maxillary canine ectopia and maxillary canine-premolar transposition and associated with deviations in the maxilla.
There was associated tonsillar ectopia due to the small cranium.