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congenital heart disease

A congenital malformation–eg, coarctation of aorta, VSD, ASD, tetraology of Fallot–of the heart or great blood vessels, which may or may not have clinical consequences. See Baby Faye heart, Shunt.
Congenital heart disease
Rightleft shunt Cyanotic shunt Tetralogy of Fallot, transposition of the great vessels, trucus arteriosus, tricuspid valve atresia
Leftright shunt Acyanotic shunt Patent ductus arteriosus, atrial septal defect, ventricular septal defect, aortic stenosis, pulmonary stenosis, aortic coarctation (NEJM 2000; 342:256rv)


left-hand side. See specific sites, e.g. left atrium, displacement of abomasum, ventricle.

left colon displacement
causes colic in horses; caused by entrapment of the left colon behind the nephrosplenic ligament; requires surgical intervention; manifested clinically by absence of the pelvic flexure of the colon from the left ventral abdomen.
left shift
see shift to the left.
left-sided recurrent laryngeal neuropathy
see laryngeal hemiplegia.

Patient discussion about left

Q. Dear Doctors,I had cyst in my left ovary and poped it off,after that I have a small pain every day. in HSG everything was OK.my Pop smir is ok and in histroscopy every thing was ok. would you please ask me why I have this pain?

A. as Ann already mentioned - this is a good place to get good advises, not diagnosis... my advise to you is to ask the gyno how long there should be pain after the surgery. i'm sure it take couple of days minimum but i would ask him about it. if there's something wrong he'll know what to do.
sorry i can't help more...

Q. is taking glucosomine and msm good enough for me?i have problems with my left knee. i was wondering if i absolutely need to add in chrondoitin to the mix.will this add more joint support benefit for my problamatic left knee...?so far,the glucosomine and msm seem to be working pretty good but maybe things could be even better by adding in chrondoitin perhaps...?

A. I have hypoglycemia, shellfish and sulfa drug allergy and cataracts, and developed symptoms like diabetic neuropathy after taking this for over 60 days. Since learned that glucosamine is sugar and sulpha based, and chondroitan is made from shellfish, so I should not have used.

Q. My grandmother has arthritis in her left knee. Is it likely that she will develop in the future arthritis in other parts of the body as well?

A. Unfortunately ostheoarthritis is a disease that can effect almost every joint and therefore arthritis like she has in her knee can develope in other places such as the ankles, hips and hand joints.

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John Eglinton then got down the left wing, cutting the ball back for Kieran Durham to score Acklam's second.
He chose to pick out one small paragraph from my previous letter to say I spout 'the usual left wing rubbish' about manufacturing, while completely ignoring everything else I said about the energy sector, so I guess he hasn't got an answer to that.
Singh said: The year 2011 was a better year than 2010 in terms of the number of deaths caused by left wing extremist groups.
The only people to blame for this is the Government for allowing those left wing and political correct bigots a free reign.
Left wing Nils Ekman and goalie Patrick Ehelechner were traded by the San Jose Sharks to the Pittsburgh Penguins for a second-round draft pick next season.
Mission Control noticed a heat build-up in the left wing minutes before the shuttle disintegrated.
But Left Wing Extremism is a greater challenge than terrorism in terms of number of people killed in violence.
Rucchin, 34, was dealt to the Rangers in exchange for left wing Trevor Gillies and a conditional pick in the 2007 NHL draft.
Left wing Dominic Crotty, of Garryowen, is replaced by Ballymena's James Topping.
New Delhi, June 14 (ANI): Offering the Centre's full support to the Governments of Orissa and Chhattisgarh to face the challenge of left wing extremism through the two pronged strategy of development and police action, Union Home Minister P.
Defenseman Ruslan Salei, left wing Stanislav Chistov, center Samuel Pahlsson and defenseman Mark Popovic have until Monday to accept their offers.
Both in case of terrorism and in case of Naxalites (Maoists), left wing extremism our policy is zero tolerance.