Dextrocardia

Case contributed by Dr Jeremy Jones

Presentation

Routine pre-surgical x-ray. No chest symptoms and normal chest examination.

Patient Data

Age: 40
Gender: Male
X-ray

PA chest radiograph.

Lungs are pleural spaces are clear. Incidental dextrocardia. Left sided aorta and normal pulmonary vessels.

Annotated image

The cardiac silhouette is rotated on it's longitudinal axis and the apex points to the right.

Case Discussion

This is a case of incidental dextrocardia without associated abnormalities.

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Case information

rID: 32675
Case created: 8th Dec 2014
Last edited: 12th Sep 2015
System: Chest
Tag: copy
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