HENRY N. ROSENBERG, M.D.; I. N. ROSENBERG, M.D.
Congenital dextrocardia with situs inversus is an infrequent but not a rare condition, estimates as to its incidence varying from one in approximately 35,000 individuals1 to one in 6 to 10,000.2, 3, 4, 5 The association of congenital dextrocardia with coronary heart disease is, however, quite rare,6, 7 only five such case reports appearing in the literature. No case of hiatus hernia occurring with situs inversus has yet been reported. For this reason it was felt that the report of the following case presenting the coexistence of situs inversus, coronary heart disease and hiatus hernia would be of interest.
ROSENBERG HN, ROSENBERG IN. SIMULTANEOUS ASSOCIATION OF SITUS INVERSUS, CORONARY HEART DISEASE AND HIATUS HERNIA: REPORT OF A CASE AND REVIEW OF LITERATURE*. Ann Intern Med. ;30:851–859. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-30-4-851
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1949;30(4):851-859.
Cardiology, Coronary Heart Disease.
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