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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Left-sided appendix is rarely seen and is frequently associated with situs inversus totalis (SIT) and midgut malrotation (MM).
(3), the incidence of appendicitis with left lower quadrant pain was reported as 0.04%, and 0.024% of cases were associated with malrotation of the intraabdominal organs and 0.016% with situs inversus totalis. In our case, malrotation was detected by ultrasound and CT.
Situs inversus totalis may be observed together with bronchitis, sinusitis, congenital heart diseases, and biliary atresia.
This is the first case of diagnostic and therapeutic catheterization of dextrocardia in situs inversus totalis documented in Trinidad.
Situs inversus totalis (SIT) with hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC): A rare case report and review of 12 other cases.
Keywords: Polysplenia syndrome, situs inversus totalis, pancreas, pancreatic hypoplasia
El 50 % de pacientes con ella presenta, ademas, situs inversus totalis. El conocimiento completo de la fisiopatologia y la etiologia de la enfermedad aun se encuentra en desarrollo, por lo cual aun no se cuenta con una estrategia diagnostica definitiva y el manejo es extrapolado de otras patologias pulmonares.
Sun, "Laparoscopy-assisted distal gastrectomy for advanced gastric cancer with situs inversus totalis: a case report," World Journal of Gastroenterology, vol.
Positron emission tomography-CT was taken, and the results showed that the patient has situs inversus totalis. A 7.4 cm x 5.2 cm x 5.3 cm soft-tissue mass at the right side of the anterior superior mediastinum has been found as well, with smooth edges and nonuniform density.
Situs inversus totalis is a rare congenital anamoly with autosomal recessive pattern of inheritance in which all the major visceral organs are mirrored from their normal position.
Congenital aglossia with Situs inversus totalis - a case report.