I learned something cool on the @curiositydotcom app: People With Situs Inversus Have Flipped Organs

People With Situs Inversus Have Flipped Organs

I learned something cool on the @curiositydotcom app: People With Situs Inversus Have Flipped Organs

Situs inversus, short form of the Latin “situs inversus viscerum”, is a term used to describe the inverted position of chest and abdominal organs. It is called situs inversus totalis when there is a total transposition of abdominal and thoracic viscera (mirror image of internal organs normal positioning). http://radiopaedia.org/articles/situs-inversus

Situs inversus, short form of the Latin “situs inversus viscerum”, is a term used to describe the inverted position of chest and abdominal organs. It is called situs inversus totalis when there is a total transposition of abdominal and thoracic viscera (mirror image of internal organs normal positioning). http://radiopaedia.org/articles/situs-inversus

Reversed organs. This inherited condition is called situs inversus totalis (completely inverted arrangement).

Reversed organs. This inherited condition is called situs inversus totalis (completely inverted arrangement).

Situs Inversus Totalis is a medical condition where the person's Thoracic and upper GI contents are located in the opposite side of the body where normally positioned. This a rare condition that can exist in approximately 1:5,000 -8,000 births.

Situs Inversus Totalis is a medical condition where the person's Thoracic and upper GI contents are located in the opposite side of the body where normally positioned. This a rare condition that can exist in approximately 1:5,000 -8,000 births.

Dextrocardia: heart swapped, Situs Inversus all organs swapped (feel for liver)

Dextrocardia: heart swapped, Situs Inversus all organs swapped (feel for liver)

SITUS INVERSUS, Coração Apertado by Liliana Rodrigues

SITUS INVERSUS, Coração Apertado by Liliana Rodrigues

Situs Inversus is a rare medical condition where the main visceral organs in the abdomen and thorax are reversed, or “mirrored” in position. The heart will typically be transposed to the right hand side, while the stomach and spleen trade places with the liver and gall bladder, while the intestines and other organs are “misplaced”.

Situs Inversus is a rare medical condition where the main visceral organs in the abdomen and thorax are reversed, or “mirrored” in position. The heart will typically be transposed to the right hand side, while the stomach and spleen trade places with the liver and gall bladder, while the intestines and other organs are “misplaced”.

Situs inversus - Wikipedia

Situs inversus - Wikipedia

Situs inversus - Mirrored heart and lungs - Situs Inversus – Wikipédia, a enciclopédia livre

Situs inversus - Mirrored heart and lungs - Situs Inversus – Wikipédia, a enciclopédia livre

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