Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome
"Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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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.
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