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
Modality: X-ray

PA chest radiograph.

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

Modality: 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
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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