Situs solitus | definition of situs solitus by Medical dictionary
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the normal visceral arrangement.
situs solitus A term referring to the correct sidedness of structures, where morphologically right-sided structures are present on the right side of the body and morphologically left-sided structures on the left.
pl. situs [L.] site or position.
total or partial transposition of the body organs to the side opposite the normal.
normal position of the thoracic and abdominal organs.
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Dextrocardia was defined as isolated dextrocardia, occurring in conjunction with situs solitus
and situs ambiguous.
Echocardiography done in ER showed situs solitus
dextrocardia with severely hypokinetic left ventricular anterior wall and apex and ejection fraction of approximately 40%.
Echocardiographic examination revealed situs solitus
with enlarged right ventricle.
Transthoracic echocardiography showed cardiac situs solitus
levocardia with great artery transposition with intact interventricular septum, atrial septal defect (ASD), moderate right atrial dilatation and a persistent left vena cava superior (Fig.