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Levocardia MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Levocardia
Tree Number(s)
C14.240.400.701
C14.280.400.701
C16.131.240.400.701
C16.131.810.700
Unique ID
D007979
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D007979
Scope Note
Congenital abnormalities in which the HEART is in the normal position (levocardia) in the left side of the chest but some or all of the THORAX or ABDOMEN viscera are transposed laterally (SITUS INVERSUS). It is also known as situs inversus with levocardia, or isolated levocardia. This condition is often associated with severe heart defects and splenic abnormalities such as asplenia or polysplenia.
Entry Term(s)
Isolated Levocardia
Situs Inversus with Levocardia
Public MeSH Note
91; was see under HEART DEFECTS, CONGENITAL 1975-90
History Note
91(75); was see under HEART DEFECTS, CONGENITAL 1975-90
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1974/12/12
Revision Date
2013/07/09
Levocardia Preferred
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