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Case report
Table of Contents - Year : 2016 | Month : October | Volume : 10 | Issue : 10 | Page : QD08 - QD10

Successful Obstetric Outcome in Dextrocardia with Situs Inversus and Moderate Pulmonary Hypertension- Rare Case QD08-QD10

Deepika, Leena Wadhwa, Chandna Shekhar, Jyoti Saini, Monica Chetani

Correspondence
Dr. Deepika,
Hno.132/First Floor, Defence Enlave, Near Preet Vihar Metro Station, New Delhi-110092, India.
E-mail: lhmcdeepika@gmail.com

Situs inversus is a rare congenital anomaly, which is characterized by right sided heart (Dextrocardia) and inversely rotated visceral organs of abdomen. In present case, the patient reported with G3p2l2, 34 weeks of gestational period along with breathlessness accompanied and labour pains. On further investigation, she was diagnosed as dextrocardia with situs inversus and moderate pulmonary artery hypertension along with severe iron deficiency anaemia. Patient had normal vaginal delivery with intra-partum and post-partum period. Normally, any patient having situs inversus has a normal life expectancy and is not associated with any significant morbidity or mortality.