DISEASES

Disease-gene associations mined from literature

Human genes for dextrocardia

Dextrocardia [DOID:9565]

Dextrocardia is a congenital defect in which the heart is situated on the right side of the body. There are two main types of dextrocardia: dextrocardia of embryonic arrest (also known as isolated dextrocardia) and dextrocardia situs inversus. Dextrocardia situs inversus is further divided.

Synonyms:  dextrocardia,  DOID:9565,  Heart predominantly in right hemithorax