Definition of Levocardia

Reviewed on 10/26/2021

Levocardia: The location of the heart is in the left chest, in its normal condition. This term has sometimes been used to refer to a normal position of the heart when associated with situs inversus (reversal of sidedness of abdominal and thoracic organs) or other heart diseases.

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References
Jameson, J. Larry, et al. Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine, 20th Ed. New York: McGraw-Hill Education, 2018.

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