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Anomaly of position

German: Lageanomalie

1 Definition

The anomaly of position is defined by an anatomical structure (e.g. tissues or organs, but also the unborn fetus) which is not located at the right place or in the correct anatomical position. Alternatively, terms like "dystopy", "heterotopia" or "ectopia" can be used.

2 Examples

Specialties: Anatomy

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