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[Latin, Situation; location.] The place where a particular event occurs.

For example, the situs of a crime is the place where it was committed; the situs of a trust is the location where the trustee performs his or her duties of managing the trust.

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n. Latin for location, be it where the crime or accident took place or where the building stands.

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SITUS. Situation;, location. 5 Pet. R. 524.
     2. Real estate has always a fixed situs, while personal estate has no such fixed situs; the law rei site regulates real but not the personal estate. Story, Confl. of Laws, Sec. 379.

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Primarily, there are two different anatomic anomalies attributed to a left-sided appendix: situs inversus and malrotation of the midgut loop.
There is no increase of acute cholecystitis determined for the patients with situs inversus in literature.
In nearly 50% of cases of Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia, patients have situs inversus. Such cases of PCD's with situs inversus are known as Kartagener's syndrome.
The first stent deployment in a patient with dextrocardia in situs inversus was performed in Italy by Patti et al.
Also of importance, they noted a mirror-image of the organs with left-to-right disposition, resulting in diagnosis of situs inversus (Fig.
PS concomitant with situs inversus totalis (SIT) and pancreatic hypoplasia is very rare in the general population.
The abdomen and pelvic ultrasounds were done, which showed situs inversus and polysplenia.
Situs inversus (SI) is a rare clinical malformation with an incidence of 1 in 5,000 to 10,000 live births [1].
En el 50 % de los casos, la DCP se acompana de defectos en la lateralidad de los organos, y esta asociacion con situs inversus es lo que se denomina sindrome de Kartagener [2].
Nonenhanced computed tomography (CT) scan showed as follows: situs inversus, a 7.5 cm x 5.3 cm soft-tissue mass at the right side of the anterior superior mediastinum; the right lung had been compressed.