Emergency Cholecystectomy in Situs Inversus Totalis: Report of a Case
Situs inversus totalis is a rare anomaly with a genetic predisposition, characterized by transposition of organs to the opposite side of the body. The condition may present difficulties in the management of abdominal pathologies and if undetected can create a diagnostic puzzle. Herein we report a case of situs inversus totalis with acute cholecystitis and the patient underwent successful emergency open cholecystectomy.
Keywords: Situs inversus totalis, Cholecystectomy, USG, CT scan.
Internet Journal of Medical Update Vol. 3 (1) 2008: pp. 50-52