Intracardiac tumor thrombi

Case contributed by Laura Sanchez Garcia


History of HCC and IVC thrombosis.

Patient Data

Age: 55 years
Gender: Male

Note: This case has been tagged as "legacy" as it no longer meets image preparation and/or other case publication guidelines.


There is a round echogenic lesion within the IVC extending to the right atrium.

Mild right pleural effusion.


Filling-defect within IVC that shows continuity with the primary tumor in the liver and extends to the right atrium, consistent with a tumor thrombus.

Mild right pleural effusion.

Moderate free ascites and hydrocele.

Case Discussion

Features of a tumor thrombus extending from the primary liver tumor into IVC and extending to the right atrium. 

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