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Situs Inversus Complications
Possible none: If your baby's organs are a perfect mirror image of normal the nothing will happen. Problems arise when the situs inversus is partial and this may result in malrotation. This would require surgery to fix.See 1 more doctor answer
Not enuf info: There are too many variables to answer. Situs inversus alone is not a heath hazard but if it's associated with other other congenital defects, it might be. Primary cilary dysfunction outlook depends on severity.
Reversal of organs: The body has a normal orientation of our internal organs, both in the chest and the abdomen. Heart is in the left chest. Stomach is in the left upper quadrant, etc. In situs inversus the organs are oriented in a mirror image. They will function normal. Tests may need to be done to confirm that organs are indeed a complete mirror image otherwise a risk of malrotation may exist.
No treatment: Situs inversus is merely a mirror image relationship of internal organs. It occurs about 1:8000 people. It is normally asymptomatic. But doctors need to be made aware of it in case of surgery or to avoid confusion when illness does arise. It does not need treatment.See 2 more doctor answers
Situs inversus: Situs inversus (also called situs transversus or oppositus) is a congenital condition in which the major visceral organs are reversed or mirrored from their normal positions. A example of situs inversus is seen in the x-ray, where the heart is not in its normal position, it is reveresed. Many people with situs inversus totalis are unaware of their unusual anatomy until they seek medical attention.See 2 more doctor answers
Shouldn't really: The presence of situs inversus should not have any effect on a person's personality.