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Science Found A Rare Alignment Of Organs In A Lady

Cam Walker is heading the study and the name revealed of the person, that is Rose Marie Bentley.

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There is an unusual case which came up. There was a woman who lived 99 years with the weirdest anatomy which is really rare. Her organs were not aligned in the correct position. The condition which she had was really fatal but interestingly she was leading a normal life. She died and then students got her unusual body which she donated for the sake of advancement in science. Cam Walker is heading the study and the name revealed of the person, that is Rose Marie Bentley.

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“I knew something was up, but it took us a while to figure out how she was put together,” said Walker in a statement. After the study, it was figured out that she was suffering was situs inversus with levocardia. Her organs were on the mirrored side of the normal human being but her heart was exceptionally on the left normal side.

“Normally, what makes [situs inversus] survivable is that all the organs make the same turn. So if the organs in the abdomen are transposed right to left, and the heart follows, that’s great,” Walker told Gizmodo. “But when the heart stays pointed to the left, as with this donor, blood vessels have to change orientation, and that change in orientation commonly leads to serious heart defects.”

“It gave them an experience whereby they had to puzzle out this strange anatomical variation and discuss how this donor was such a unique individual. And that should translate to their professional practice,” Walker said. “When they see incoming patients, it’s important for them to realize that while there might be broad similarities in our surface anatomy, underneath we’re all a little bit different… and to not think that one treatment will fix everyone the same way every time.”

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