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Year: 2018 | Month: January | Volume: 8 | Issue: 1 | Pages: 292-297

Open Cholecystectomy in Situs Inversus Totalis: A Case Report

Prof Iqbal Aziz1, Dr. Albina2

1Professor, Department of Jarahat, Ajmal Khan Tibbya College & Hospital, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, U.P. India.
2Assistant Professor, Department of Jarahat, State Takmil-ut-Tib College & Hospital, Lucknow University, Lucknow, U.P. India.

Corresponding Author: Dr. Albina


Situs Inversus Totalis (SIT) is a rare congenital positional anomaly, which is characterized by transposition of abdominal viscera associated by Dextrocardia. Its incidence is reported variously between 1 in 6,000 to 35,000 live births. This condition can pose difficulties in diagnosis and management. Herein we present a case of SIT. A 60 years old patient presented with pain at left Hypochondrium. Who was found to have SIT with cholelithiasis and managed by open cholecystectomy.

Key words: Situs inversus, Diagnosis, Left Hypochondrium, Cholelithiasis.

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