EURORAD ESR

Case 13719

Situs inversus with dextrocardia

Author(s)
Jamshid Sadiqi, Najibullah Rasouly

French Medical Institute For Children,
Kabul, Afghanistan;
Email:jamshidsadiqi79@gmail.com
 
Patient
female, 8 month(s)
 
 
  • Figure 1
    Barium enema

    Anterior posterior supine position shows reversed position of colonic frame as descending colon is in the right lower abdomen, splenic flexure in the right upper and hepatic flexure in the left upper abdomen.

     
    Area of Interest: Abdomen; Imaging Technique: Fluoroscopy; Procedure: Barium enema; Special Focus: Pathology;
     
     
  • Figure 2
    Chest X-ray

    Chest X-ray demonstrates right side position of heart (dextroacardia) with reversed position of abdominal organs, liver in the left side of the abdomen and stomach in the right side of the abdomen.

     
    Area of Interest: Cardiac; Imaging Technique: Conventional radiography; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Congenital;
     
     
  • Figure 3
    Abdominal utrasound of right upper quadrant

    Abdominal ultrasound shows right side position of the spleen.

     
    Area of Interest: Abdomen; Imaging Technique: Ultrasound; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Congenital;
     
     
  • Figure 4
    Abdominal utrasound of left upper quadrant

    Ultrasound of left upper abdomen demonstrates liver and gall bladder (reversed position).

     
    Area of Interest: Abdomen; Imaging Technique: Ultrasound; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Congenital;
     
     
Anterior posterior supine position shows reversed position of colonic frame as descending colon is in the right lower abdomen, splenic flexure in the right upper and hepatic flexure in the left upper abdomen.
 
Chest X-ray demonstrates right side position of heart (dextroacardia) with reversed position of abdominal organs, liver in the left side of the abdomen and stomach in the right side of the abdomen.
 
Abdominal ultrasound shows right side position of the spleen.
 
Ultrasound of left upper abdomen demonstrates liver and gall bladder (reversed position).
 
 
 
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