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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There is levocardia but with situs anomaly of the subphrenic organs including central, left-dominant liver, and right-sided stomach and spleen (with polysplenia).
An echocardiogram showed an endocardial cushion defect, single atrium, right-sided aorta, pulmonary hypertension, tricuspid regurgitation and situs inversus with levocardia.