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A Case of Ectopia Cordis
Sun A Kim, Chun Soo Kim, Geun Soo Park, Myung Sung Kim, Sang Lak Lee, Joon Sik Kim, Tae Chan Kwon
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1997;40(3):413-416.   Published online March 15, 1997
Ectopia cordis is a very rare cardiac anomaly that the heart is partially or totally outside the thorax, and it was classified anatomically as 5 types-cervical, thoracocervical, thoracic (most commontype), thoracoabdominal, abdominal types. We experienced a case of ectopia cordis(thoracic type) in a newborn who had the symptom of generalized cyanosis since birth, and expired during operation due to recurrent bradycardia and hypotension. The brief...
A Case Report of Ectopic Cords.
Sang Cheol Lee, Jae Gae Rue, Byung Do Nam, Jung Hee Lee
Clin Exp Pediatr. 1983;26(3):275-278.   Published online March 31, 1983
A case of thoracic ectopia cordis in a female newborn baby was presented. The patient manifested a pulsating mass protruding out of the midline of the thorax, split sternum, skin defect of a abdominal wall, and left ventricular diverticulum, and she had several extracardiac anomalies such as hepatomegely, absence of gall bladder and common bile duct, and blind ending of both...
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