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Because of the association between situs inversus and cardiac, pulmonary, and renal anomalies, patient management with situs inversus and urologic disease requires careful preoperative evaluation.
Situs Inversus partial is a congenital developmental anomaly wherein the abdominal organs are reversed or mirrored to the opposite side of the body through the sagittal plane.
Roentgenographic examination of the chest and abdomen and CT scan of the abdomen confirmed situs inversus totalis (Figure 1).
In fact, it was people with situs inversus who first gave researchers the idea that cilia and fluid flow could function as symmetry breakers in an embryo.
Born with only two chambers in her heart instead of four, a big hole in the middle of it, transposed arteries, pulmonary stenosis, a badly damaged right lung and situs inversus (reversal of internal organs), Isabelle was referred by OHSU doctors to the University of Michigan, where doctors said she was a "one in a million" case.
I have learned of primary ciliary dyskinesia and situs inversus, where the abdominal and thoracic organs are in a reversed position, in a young dog in Belgium.
And no, Virginia, the story is not about an outbreak of situs inversus.
There is a 40% incidence of coexistant anatomical abnormalities: choledochocele, annular pancreas, double diverticula, intestinal malrotation, imperforate anus, Hirschsprung's disease, congenital heart diseases, omphalocele, hypoplastic kidneys, bladder exstrophy, situs inversus, Ladd's bands, portal vein anomalies, polysplenia and Down syndrome (6,7).
Situs inversus was defined as a mirror-image configuration so that the liver was on the left side and the stomach was on the right, with the left inferior caval vein and superior connecting to the systemic right atrium on the left.
She was not only born with situs inversus (reversal of internal organs) that included her heart being on the right side instead of the left, but with only two chambers in her heart instead of four, a big hole in the middle of it, transposed arteries and pulmonary stenosis.