[az_accordion_section] [accordion title=”History” id=”acc-1″]45 year old male presents to the Emergency Department following a fall from ladder.
Review his trauma chest xray and CT scout image and identify any significant findings.[/accordion] [accordion title=”CXR” id=”acc-2″]
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[/accordion] [accordion title=”Answer” id=”acc-4″]The PA chest xray and supine CT scout image demonstrate stigmata of situs inversus viscerum.
On these images, there are no sequelae of trauma identified.[/accordion] [accordion title=”More Resources” id=”acc-5″]
Situs inversus viscerum is a congenital condition in which the major internal viscera are reversed or mirrored in their location compared to normal (situs solitus).
It’s prevalence is 0.01% or 1 in 10 000.
Situs Inversus Viscerum – Medscape