Atrial myxoma on CTPA

Case contributed by Dr Jeremy Jones

Presentation

Shortness of breath and chest pain

Modality: 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
Diagnostic certainty: Almost Certain
Case created: 21st Jul 2011
Last edited: 16th Oct 2015
System: Cardiac
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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