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Descriptor English: Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome
Descriptor Spanish: Síndrome del Corazón Izquierdo Hipoplásico
Descriptor Portuguese: Síndrome do Coração Esquerdo Hipoplásico
Descriptor French: Hypoplasie du coeur gauche
Entry term(s): Left Heart Hypoplasia Syndrome
Left Heart Syndrome, Hypoplastic
Tree number(s): C14.240.400.625
C14.280.400.625
C16.131.240.400.625
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D018636
Scope note: A condition caused by underdevelopment of the whole left half of the heart. It is characterized by hypoplasia of the left cardiac chambers (HEART ATRIUM; HEART VENTRICLE), the AORTA, the AORTIC VALVE, and the MITRAL VALVE. Severe symptoms appear in early infancy when DUCTUS ARTERIOSUS closes.
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced
CL classification
CO complications
DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy
DI diagnosis
DT drug therapy
EC economics
EH ethnology
EM embryology
EN enzymology
EP epidemiology
ET etiology
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
MO mortality
NU nursing
PA pathology
PC prevention & control
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
PX psychology
RH rehabilitation
RT radiotherapy
SU surgery
TH therapy
UR urine
VE veterinary
VI virology
Previous Indexing: Heart Defects, Congenital (1966-1994)
Public MeSH Note: 95
History Note: 95
DeCS ID: 32180
Unique ID: D018636
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Date Established: 1995/01/01
Date of Entry: 1994/04/16
Revision Date: 2012/07/03
Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome - Preferred
Concept UI M0027929
Scope note A condition caused by underdevelopment of the whole left half of the heart. It is characterized by hypoplasia of the left cardiac chambers (HEART ATRIUM; HEART VENTRICLE), the AORTA, the AORTIC VALVE, and the MITRAL VALVE. Severe symptoms appear in early infancy when DUCTUS ARTERIOSUS closes.
Preferred term Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome
Entry term(s) Left Heart Hypoplasia Syndrome
Left Heart Syndrome, Hypoplastic



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