pentalogy of Cantrell

(redirected from thoracoabdominal ectopia cordis)

pen·tal·o·gy of Can·trell

a congenital defect involving a cleft lower sternum, an anterior diaphragmatic defect, absence of the parietal pericardium, a connected or separate omphalocele, and a major cardiac anomaly, most often tetralogy of Fallot and left ventricular diverticulum.
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In our case, which is thoracoabdominal ectopia cordis, the heart was uncovered and the defect extended down to the umbilical region; though no other abdominal viscera were exposed.
Pentalogy of Cantrell associated with thoracoabdominal ectopia cordis. Circulation.
Thoracoabdominal ectopia cordis with mosaic Turner's syndrome: Report of a case.