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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Dextrocardia with situs inversus is a condition that is characterized by abnormal positioning of the heart and other internal organs.
Keywords: Clinical diagnosis, Laparroscopy, Left-sided acute appendicitis, Malrotation of Mid-Gut, Situs inversus.
Acute appendicitis in the left lower quadrant may also occur in patients with malrotation and situs inversus totalis.
HRCT chest revealed bronchiectatic changes in bilateral lower lobes of right middle lobe and left lingular segments and situs inversus total is with spleen on right side and liver on left side.
I visited two surgeons and they informed me that my case is critical due to the situs inversus. I was turned down as they were reluctant to do the operation, citing increased risks and operating difficulty."
The physical exam with right-sided heart sounds, including a 4th heart sound and a right-sided apex with a palpable liver in the left side, and the radiogram findings with right-sided cardiac apex and gastric chamber Figure 2 confirmed our suspicion of situs inversus totalis, which was an incidental diagnosis.
Jack is also a rarity in another striking sense - after doctors attempted to diagnose what was wrong with him when he was suffering with severe stomach pains in his late teens they discovered he had a condition called situs inversus.
Diger yandan, meslektaslarimin ilgiyle okuduklarini bildigim ve popularitelerini hic kaybetmeyen uc ilginc olgu sunumuna yer veriyoruz: Appendikste bir hiperplastik polip, travmatik sigmoid kolon perforasyonu ve cok nadir ve ilginc olan situs inversus totalis olgusunda yabanci cismin endoskopik olarak cikarilmasi.
Out of 307 operated patients, 4 (1.3%) patients had previous modified Blalock Taussig shunts, 2 (0.6%) associated ASD with TOF, 3 (0.9%) co-association of TOF with PDA, 2 (0.6%) had large conal arterial branch crossing the annulus, 3 (0.9%) had dextrocardia with situs inversus, 12 (3.9%) TOF with double outlet right ventricle (DORV), 2 (0.6%) were associated with complete AV canal defect, 8 (2.60%) with absent pulmonary valve syndrome, 15 (5.5%) with left pulmonary artery stenosis.
Situs inversus, an uncommon mirror-image reversal of the major visceral and thoracic organs, is seldom of medical significance.
Besides, polysplenia syndrome concomitant with situs inversus totalis and distal pancreatic hypoplasia are rare congenital anomalies.