Atrial myxoma on CTPA

Case contributed by Dr Jeremy Jones

Presentation

Shortness of breath and chest pain

CT

Atrial myxoma demonstrated within the left atrium.  No PE.

Case Discussion

No PE or other cause of breathlessness on review of the lungs.  However, a left atrial myxoma causes a filling defect.

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Case information

rID: 14404
Case created: 21st Jul 2011
Last edited: 16th Oct 2015
System: Cardiac
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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