Left atrial diverticulum

Case contributed by Dr Heather Pascoe


Pre AF ablation

Patient Data

Age: 60 years

10mm left sided left atrial diverticulum is arising 2 cm anterior to the left inferior pulmonary vein ostium.

No coronary atherosclerosis. Gastric banding with related small hiatus hernia and mildly dilated distal esophagus. 4.5 cm diameter left lobe hepatic cyst.

Case Discussion

A left atrial diverticulum is a normal variant. It is important to be aware of to avoid interpreting it as pathology.

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Case information

rID: 58292
Published: 11th Feb 2018
Last edited: 11th Feb 2018
System: Cardiac
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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