Dextrocardia

Case contributed by Dr Sherif Shebl Kotkata

Presentation

Incidental finding.

Patient Data

Age: Infant
Gender: Male
X-ray

The heart is in the right side of the chest, but all of the other internal organs are in their normal positions.

Case Discussion

This is isolated dextrocardia, with the liver shadow and the gastric bubble noted to be in their normal anatomical location. In situs inversus, there is reversal of the normal position of the thoracic and abdominal organs.

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Case information

rID: 49809
Case created: 4th Dec 2016
Last edited: 26th Feb 2017
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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