ectopia cordis


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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 cor·'dis

congenital condition in which the heart is exposed on the thoracic wall because of maldevelopment of the sternum and pericardium.

ec·to·pi·a cor·dis

(ek-tō'pē-ă kōr'dis)
Congenital condition in which the heart is exposed on the thoracic wall because of maldevelopment of the sternum and pericardium.

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 is found in 5-8 babies in a million births.
Sin embargo, tambien presenta labio fisurado y paladar hendido sin exencefalia o encefalocele; ademas de la ectopia cordis, se observaron defectos estructurales cardiacos que no hacen parte del cce.
Complete ectopia cordis is defined as the heart being located outside the thoracic cavity without an overlaying pericardial sac and partial ectopia cordis is defined as the heart being located outside the thoracic cavity covered with pericardium and skin (7).
5-week gestational fetus was alive and had an omphalocele containing herniated bowel and liver (Figure 2) and a sternal defect with ectopia cordis.
Pectus excavatum ASSOCIATED TO Ectopia cordis IN A NEWBORN CALF
La hendidura external, cuando esta comprometida la parte inferior del esternon generalmente se asocia a ectopia cordis toracoabdominal o a pentalogia de Cantrell, condicion, esta ultima, con una tasa mas alta de mortalidad (Varela et al.
Once a child is born, the classic features of this condition like ectopia cordis will be a revealing sign that the child is suffering from POC.
Sobre las anormalidades encontradas en la PC, el corazon protruye a traves del defecto esternal generando la ectopia cordis, y los organos intraabdominales a traves del defecto abdominal, creando el espectro de anormalidades encontradas en la PC.
Ectopia cordis (EC) is rare, often fatal abnormality characterized by complete or partial displacement of heart out of thoracic cavity and occurs in 5.
Bihar's miracle baby, born to Vibha Devi and her labourer husband from Parihar village of Sitamarhi district near Muzaffarpur, was born with a defect called ectopia cordis.
The wife of a daily- wage labourer from Parihar village of Sitamarhi district near Muzaffarpur, Vibha, gave birth to a baby suffering from a rare congenital heart defect called ectopia cordis.
Outcome of patients with ectopia cordis and significant intracardiac defects.