Right isomerism

Case contributed by Dr Maxime St-Amant


Newborn with respiratory distress.

Patient Data

Age: 0
Gender: Male

Right aortic arch. Symmetric main bronchi. Gastric bubble not seen - possible left hepatomegaly or central liver.


Selected MRI picture. Right aortic arc seen with central liver. Absent spleen.

Case Discussion

Heterotaxy syndrome

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Case information

rID: 18479
Published: 9th Jul 2012
Last edited: 5th Dec 2015
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