Dextrocardia

Case contributed by Dr Ian Bickle

Presentation

Chest pain. No known medical history.

Patient Data

Age: 34
Gender: Female
X-ray

Heart sited in the right thoracic cavity.

Stomach bubble left subdiaphragmatic space.

Case Discussion

Anatomical variant of dextrocardia.   The stomach gas is normally sited on the left indicated this is isolated dextrocardia as opposed to situs invertus.

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Case information

rID: 47386
Case created: 14th Aug 2016
Last edited: 22nd Dec 2016
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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