HENRY A. REISMAN, M.D., F.A.C.P.
The term dextrocardia should be employed to designate all instances in which the heart is found in the right side of the thorax. If thus employed, the term loses its connotation as a mere anatomical curiosity; and the study of the etiological types of dextrocardia assumes its rightful importance.
The present discussion of dextrocardia in children is illustrated by reports of eight cases. During the course of a study of tuberculosis in school children, in which the author has participated, roentgenograms of the chests of 11,253 children have been made. In this series three cases of dextrocardia have been found,
REISMAN HA. DEXTROCARDIA IN CHILDREN1. Ann Intern Med. ;10:200–213. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-10-2-200
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