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Dextrocardia

Case contributed by Dr Sajoscha Sorrentino

Presentation

Pre-operative screening. No clinical complaints regarding the thorax.

Patient Data

Age: 75 years
Gender: Male
X-ray

Chest

Chance finding of a cor dexter (i.e. dextrocardia). Notice that the aortic arch is on the left and there is intestine on the left, in contrast to the DDx situs inversus.

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Case information

rID: 14485
Published: 30th Jul 2011
Last edited: 5th Nov 2019
System: Cardiac
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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