visceroatrial situs

visceroatrial situs

A term referring to the position and configuration of the cardiac atria, tracheobronchial tree, and thoracoabdominal viscera. The term is problematic given that the atrial and visceral situs are not always the same.
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The normal arrangement of visceroatrial situs is situs solitus [8].
When the visceroatrial situs cannot be determined, the condition is called situs ambiguous or heterotaxia [8].