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situs anomalies

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Types

- situs inversus

  • situs ambigus (incomplete)
  • situs inversus or situs inversus totalis (complete)
  • situs inversus viscerum (visceral heterotaxy or visceral heterotaxia)

See also

- anomalies of body symmetry

References

- Casey B. Two rights make a wrong: human left-right malformations. Hum Mol Genet. 1998;7(10):1565-71. PMID: 9735377

- Ibanez-Tallon I, Heintz N, Omran H. To beat or not to beat : roles of cilia in development and disease. Hum Mol Genet. 2003 Apr 2 ;12(Suppl 1) :R27-35. PMID : 12668594

- El Zein L, Omran H, Bouvagnet P. Lateralization defects and ciliary dyskinesia : lessons from algae. Trends Genet. 2003 Mar ;19(3):162-7. PMID : 12615011

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