levocardia


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levocardia

 [le″vo-kahr´de-ah]
a term denoting normal position of the heart associated with transposition of other viscera (situs inversus).

le·vo·car·di·a

(lē'vō-kar'dē-ă),
Situs inversus of the other viscera but with the heart normally situated on the left; congenital cardiac lesions are commonly associated.
[levo- + G. kardia, heart]

levocardia

/le·vo·car·dia/ (-kahr´de-ah) a term denoting normal position of the heart associated with transposition of other viscera (situs inversus).

levocardia

[-kär′dē·ə]
a congenital anomaly in which the viscera are transposed to the opposite side of the body, except for the heart, which is in its normal position.

levocardia

 Reversal of all abdominal and thoracic organs–situs inversus except the heart, which is still in its usual location on the left; levocardia is always associated with congenital heart disease, including transposition of great vessels

le·vo·car·di·a

(lē'vō-kahr'dē-ă)
Situs inversus of the other viscera but with the heart normally situated on the left; congenital cardiac lesions are commonly associated.
Synonym(s): laevocardia.
[levo- + G. kardia, heart]

levocardia

a term denoting normal position of the heart associated with transposition of other viscera (situs inversus).
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Abdominal situs inversus, also called abdominal heterotaxia or isolated levocardia, is characterized by inversion of the abdominal viscera but with a normally located heart in the left hemithorax.
Radiological findings are those of abdominal situs inversus with levocardia and intestinal malrotation.
Tryfonas GI, Chaidos C, Avtzoglou PP, Zioutis J, Klokaris A and Papanastasopoulus A: Partial situs inversus: duodenal obstruction in a neonate with isolated levocardia.
In this study, the type of cardiac malposition was determined by the cardiac base-apex axis as dextrocardia, mesocardia and levocardia.
Levocardia was defined as the location of the heart in the left hemithorax with the apex pointing to the left.
Transthoracic echocardiography showed cardiac situs solitus levocardia with great artery transposition with intact interventricular septum, atrial septal defect (ASD), moderate right atrial dilatation and a persistent left vena cava superior (Fig.