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Dextrocardia

During the inspection of the pulmonary trunk, a large ductus arteriosus (Botallo's ductus) was found. The heart apex was positioned along the heart axis and was turned to the right side, thus demonstrating the dextrocardia.

  • RA - right auricle
  • RV - right ventricle
  • LA - left auricle
  • LV - left ventricle
  • DA - ductus arteriosus
  • 1 - pulmonary trunk
  • 2 - ascending aorta


Original File Name: En_a13fig02.jpg female child, probably one year of age, which belonged to the Laboratory of Anatomy of the Campus of São José dos Campos - UNESP.

<pubmed>19142355</pubmed>| Arq Bras Cardiol.


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current01:31, 7 August 2010Thumbnail for version as of 01:31, 7 August 2010400 × 533 (30 KB)S8600021 (talk | contribs)==Dextrocardia== During the inspection of the pulmonary trunk, a large ductus arteriosus (Botallo's ductus) was found. The heart apex was positioned along the heart axis and was turned to the right side, thus demonstrating the dextrocardia. Original Fil