Dextrocardia

Case contributed by Dr Henry Knipe

Presentation

Chest pain for investigation.

Patient Data

Age: 30 years
Gender: Female
X-ray
Dextrocardia. Gastric bubble on the left, liver shadow on the right. Lungs and pleural spaces are clear. No cardiac silhouette enlargement.

Case Discussion

Dextrocardia is an uncommon congenital cardiac abnormality that can occur in isolation or with situs inversus. 

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Case information

rID: 55795
Case created: 26th Sep 2017
Last edited: 31st Oct 2017
Systems: Chest, Cardiac
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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