Hypoplastic left heart syndrome

What is Hypoplastic left heart syndrome?

A rare, congenital, non-syndromic, heart malformation characterized by under development of the left-sided cardiac structures (including left ventricle, ascending aorta, aortic arch, and mitral and/or aortic valve) such that the left heart is unable to provide adequate systemic cardiac output.

Other condition names

  • HLHS

Inheritance type


Age of Onset

  • Antenatal
  • Neonatal
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