A case report of congenital scoliosis related to situs inversus totalis.
Drugs (Baltimore). 2017 Dec;96(50):e9239
Authors: Zhu C, Huang S, Zhou C, Yang X, Wang L, Ling T, Liu L, Music Y
RATIONALE: Situs inversus totalis is a uncommon anomaly illness by which the organs within the chest and stomach are positioned in a mirror picture reversal of regular positions. Though this has been confirmed to be related to spinal abnormalities, reviews about situs inversus totalis with congenital scoliosis stay restricted.
PATIENT CONCERNS: We current a 9-year-old woman having congenital scoliosis related to situs inversus totalis.
DIAGNOSES: She additionally had different related anomalies: ventricular septal defect, gentle restrictive ventilatory dysfunction, hydronephrosis, and syringomyelia. Her preoperative Cobb angle (T11-L3) was 78°.
INTERVENTIONS: She acquired single rising rods remedy and subsequent posterior spinal fusion correction surgical procedure for her scoliosis.
OUTCOMES: The coronal Cobb angle of the principle curve was corrected to 20° postoperatively and no apparent lack of spinal corrective angle was recognized 1 12 months after the correction surgical procedure.
LESSONS: Rising rods method may very well be a protected and efficient various for the remedy of scoliosis related to situs inversus totalis. Within the correction of left-sided lumbar curve of this type of sufferers, the dangers of aorta impingements shouldn’t be uncared for when putting pedicle screws on the concave sides.
PMID: 29390355 [PubMed – in process]