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  1. Ectopia cordis

    Ectopia cordis is a congenital malformation in which the heart is abnormally located either partially or totally outside of the thorax. The ectopic heart can be found along a spectrum of anatomical locations, including the neck, chest, or abdomen. In most cases, the heart protrudes outside the chest through a split sternum.

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  1. Ectopia Cordis

    A rare developmental defect in which the heart is abnormally located partially or totally outside the THORAX. It is the result of defective fusion of the anterior chest wall. Depending on the location of the heart, ectopia cordis can be thoracic, thoracoabdominal, abdominal, and cervical.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ectopia cordis in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ectopia cordis in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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