situs solitus


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situs solitus

[‚sīd·əs ′säl·ə·təs]
(anatomy)
The normal pattern of internal organ placement.
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This can occur with situs solitus or more frequently in association with situs viscerum inversus totalis (all the organs inverted); it can also be found as situs ambiguous.
An echo Doppler study showed situs solitus, normal pulmonary and systemic venous drainage, and normal cardiac chambers and valves.
An echocardiogram showed situs solitus, left aortic arch and atrioventricular-ventriculoarterial concordance; pulmonic veins drained normally to the left atrium and inferior vena cava to the right atrium.
Patients with Kartagener syndrome may have either situs solitus i.e dextrocardia only or situs inversus totalis where all the viscera are on the opposite side, including left sided appendix.9 The patient in this case was having situs inversus totalis.
In situs solitus, the heart apex, spleen, stomach, aorta, and bi-lobed lung lay to the left of midline; the tri-lobed lung, gall bladder, liver, and inferior vena cava lay to the right.
Preoperative echocardiographic imaging showed situs solitus, and D-loop ventricles with the pulmonary artery to the right of aorta, i.e.