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Abstract        Introduction: Dextroversion has been recognized under several different names in the past: "isolated" dextrocardia, incomplete rotation of the heart, dextrotorsion, etc. However, the comprehensive studies by Korth and Schmidthave made it clear that it is a distinctive syndrome with broader clinical and embryologic implications than these names imply, justifying the special term dextroversion. In general, dextroversion consists of a rotation of the ventricular part of the heart to the right, as in turning the page of a book, with the atria remaining in normal position. Dextrocardia is an abnormal congenital positioning of the heart. Instead of the heart forming in the fetus on the left side, it flips over and forms on the right side. Case Report: In this case report Dextrocardia was observed in one of the fetal cadavers, the stomach and spleen were seen in their normal position on the left and the liver on the right. The heart is somewhat flattened and flipped towards the right with its cardiac apex facing the right. This also known as SitusSolitus or Isolated Dextrocardia. Left lung was also found to be defective having two fissures (horizontal and oblique) and three lobes (superior, middle and inferior) representing partial siatusinversus. Conclusion: Siatus anomalies are rare conditions which present with diagnostic and management challenges. Surgeons and radiologists should be aware of this anomaly during preoperative and surgical management of their patients. It is very dangerous if this condition is not diagnosed prior to surgery. Doctors should encourage routine medical examination of their patients to identify this anomaly and prevent wrong diagnosis.

Keywords: Dextrocardia, SitusSolitus.


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