06/06/2013 07:47 am ET

Scientists Pinpoint Cause Of Strange 'Backward' Medical Disorder


One day in 1788, students at the Hunterian School of Medicine in London were opening a cadaver when they discovered something startling. The dead man’s anatomy was a mirror image of normal. His liver was on his left side instead of the right. His heart had beaten on his right side, not his left.

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