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Case Reports in Surgery
Volume 2016, Article ID 8605673, 3 pages
Case Report

Coexisting Situs Inversus Totalis and Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura

1Department of General Surgery, Sakarya University Research and Educational Hospital, Sakarya, Turkey
2Department of General Surgery, Sakarya University Faculty of Medicine, Sakarya, Turkey

Received 3 December 2015; Accepted 12 January 2016

Academic Editor: Christoph Schmitz

Copyright © 2016 Kemal Gundogdu et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


Situs inversus totalis is a rare congenital abnormality with mirror symmetry of mediastinal and abdominal organs. Immune thrombocytopenic purpura is an autoimmune disease with destruction of thrombocytes. This paper is presentation of surgical approach to a case with coexistence of these two conditions.