situs inversus

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situs inversus

[′sīd·əs in′vər·səs]
(anatomy)
Complete mirror-image inversion of the internal organs.
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Laparoscopic gastric banding for morbid obesity in a patient with situs inversus totalis.
A provisional diagnosis of situs inversus totalis with acute appendicitis was made.
A man who was born with situs inversus totalis showed up to say he was supporting the family, as did other parents "of sick children like us," Sophia Costa says.
There were six cases of isolated dextrocardia, three cases of situs inversus totalis, and six cases of situs ambiguous, and one case of situs inversus with levocardia (Fig.
The medical term for the reversal of organs is situs inversus totalis, or heterotaxy.
An 11 months old girl with situs inversus totalis, double outlet right ventricle, malposition of great arteries, complete atrioventricular septal defect, pulmonary stenosis, hypoplasia of pulmonary arteries and right-sided modified Blalock-Taussig shunt was admitted to our hospital due to severe cyanosis and respiratory distress.