heterotaxia

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heterotaxia

[‚hed·ə·rə′tak·sē·ə]
(anatomy)
The reversed polarity of one or more individual organs with respect to the left-right axis.
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Only one case report of heterotaxy in pregnancy could be found in a literature search.
Portopulmonary hypertension secondary to congenital extrahepatic portosystemic shunt with heterotaxy and polysplenia: A cause of sudden death in an infant.
Cardiac Malposition with specific emphasis on visceral heterotaxy (asplenia and polysplenia syndrome).
DISCUSSION: Situs ambiguous or heterotaxy syndrome refers to malposition and dysmorphism of thoracic and atrial arrangement and vascular anomalies.
Cardiac anomalies in the heterotaxy syndrome occur during embryogenesis.
Heterotaxy has been reported as one of the causes of gastric perforation3.
Heterotaxy Almost never Situs of organs usually not easily established in D&E.
Cardiac transplantation in children with visceral heterotaxy as described by Larsen et al.
Diagnosis of heterotaxy syndrome (with polysplenia, azygous continuation of the IVC, repaired atrial septal defect and pulmonary arterial hypertension) was made, with incidental associated mild aortic coarctation and left renal dysplasia.
Heterotaxy syndrome--asplenia and polysplenia as indicators of visceral malposition and complex congenital heart disease.
Heterotaxy is the medical term that encompasses all of these conditions, says Dr.