Situs inversus totalis

Case contributed by Prof Cláudio Souza

Patient Data

Gender: Female


The left upper quadrant is more uniformly dense than expected. The normal hepatic density in the right upper quadrant is not well seen.

The sigmoid colon appears extremely redundant.


The heart and visceral organs are laterally flipped, compatible with situs inversus.

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Case information

rID: 16508
Published: 23rd Jan 2012
Last edited: 9th Nov 2015
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