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dextrocardia

Thursday 6 January 2005

Dextrocardia is caused by formation of the cardiac loop to the left instead of to the right.

Types

- dextrocardia with situs solitus
- dextrocardia with situs inversus

Associations

- situs anomalies

  • situs inversus

- dextrocardia-cystic renal dysplasia association
- deleted ring chromosome 4 (8933346)

See also

- cardiac situs anomalies

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