From the case: Dextrocardia

Inverse position ...
Inverse position of the heart (dextrocardia).
Modality: X-ray (Frontal)

- “The heart is positioned inversely. The upper abdominal organs (and probably the lungs, too) are in their normal positions.”

Used in the following articles:

  • Dextrocardia - “ Dextrocardia is a congenital cardiac malrotation in which the heart is situated on the right side of the body (dextroversion) with the apex pointi...”
  • Chest x-ray: circulation (summary) - “ Chest x-ray review is a key competency for medical students, junior doctors and other allied health professionals. Using A, B, C, D, E is a helpfu...”

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