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International Journal of Nursing Education and Research
Year : 2015, Volume : 3, Issue : 4
First page : ( 371) Last page : ( 372)
Print ISSN : 2347-8640. Online ISSN : 2454-2660.
Article DOI : 10.5958/2454-2660.2015.00025.3

Dextrocardia with Situs Inversus Totalis: A Case Study

Bhagya Seela S1,*, Kumar Naveen S2

1MSc (Nursing) Student, Prathima Collage of Nursing, Karimnagar

2Asst. Professor, Department of Radiology, Chalmeda Anand Rao Institute of Medical Sciences, Karimngar, 505001, Telangana, India

*Corresponding Author Email: sheel.1981@rediffmail.com

Online published on 2 December, 2015.

Abstract

Globally cancer is a major public health problem, one out of 10 deaths occur due to cancer. Worldwide, cervical We report a case of 45 years old man found to have dextrocardia with situs inversus who presented with giddiness, fever, syncope, cough and respiratory distress. Chest radiography showed his heart in right hemithorax. ECG findings confirmed the location of heart on right side.

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Keywords

Dextrocardia, situs inversus totalis, Chest radiography, nursing care.

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