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J Cardiovasc Ultrasound. 2011 Dec;19(4):211-215. English. Case Report. https://doi.org/10.4250/jcu.2011.19.4.211
Kim JG , Youn HJ , Kim GH , Park MH , Hur J , Yu JS , Jung SY , An SH .
Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, School of Medicine, The Catholic University of Korea, Seoul, Korea. younhj@catholic.ac.kr
Abstract

Situs ambiguous is rare congenital anomaly in adults. In 2 adult patients who admitted for different cardiac problems, situs ambiguous with polysplenia was detected. A 42-year-old male admitted for radio frequent catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation, and he had left-sided inferior vena cava (IVC), hepatic segment of IVC interruption with hemiazygos continuation, multiple spleens and intestinal malrotation. And in a 52-year-old female case who was hospitalized due to infective endocarditis after implanting pacemaker for sick sinus syndrome, multiple spleens, left-sided stomach, bilateral liver with midline gallbladder, and left-sided IVC were found. Those findings were consistent with situs ambiguous with polysplenia, but their features were distinctive.

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