Cardiomegaly with left atrial enlargement

Case contributed by Dr Henry Knipe

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Trauma

Patient Data

Age: 78
Gender: Female

Gross cardiomegaly, even allowing for projection. Splaying of the carina noted and the impression of double density sign, both indicative of left atrial enlargement. 

Case Discussion

Subsequent CT (not shown) confirmed left atrial enlargement. 

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Case information

rID: 34055
Case created: 3rd Feb 2015
Last edited: 30th Aug 2015
Systems: Chest, Cardiac
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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