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Chest X ray of a person with dextrocardia situs inversus showing the cardiac apex facing the right. Specialty. Medical genetics. Dextrocardia (from Latin dexter, meaning "right," and Greek kardia, meaning "heart") is a rare congenital condition in which the apex of the heart is located on the right side of the body. Classification - Dextrocardia situs - Diagnosis - Management. Dextrocardia is a rare heart condition in which your heart points toward the right side of your chest instead of the left side. Dextrocardia is congenital, which means people are born with this abnormality. 11 Aug Dextrocardia is a congenital condition, which is present at birth. There are two major types of dextrocardia. Dextrocardia situs inversus. In this type of dextrocardia, the tip of the heart and its four chambers are pointing towards the right side of the body. Dextrocardia with situs inversus totalis. What is dextrocardia? - Causes and risk factors - Symptoms - Complications.
Dextrocardia with situs inversus is a condition that is characterized by abnormal positioning of the heart and other internal organs. In people affected by. 6 May Read our article and learn more on MedlinePlus: Dextrocardia. When dextrocardia with situs solitus occurs, the ventricles are inverted but not the viscera and therefore not the atria. Associated severe cardiac malformations.
24 Oct The ECG was inconsistent with typical ECG characteristics of mirror-image dextrocardia because R wave progression occurred in leads V1. 6 May Dextrocardia. Cyanotic heart defect - dextrocardia; Congenital heart defect - dextrocardia; Birth defect - dextrocardia. Dextrocardia is a. Dextrocardia is a cardiac positional anomaly in which the heart is located in the right hemithorax with its base-to-apex axis directed to the right and caudad. Dextrocardia with Situs Inversus is a rare heart condition characterized by abnormal positioning of the heart. In this condition, the tip of the heart (apex) is. (rollover to compare with normal), What Is It? The term Dextrocardia means that the heart is in the right chest (dextro means right in Latin) rather than in the left.