Left atrial enlargement
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Salam H, Left atrial enlargement. Case study, Radiopaedia.org (Accessed on 04 Jun 2023) https://doi.org/10.53347/rID-8194
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17 Jan 2010
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Epigastric pain. Abdominal examination showed pulsating epigastric mass. CT was performed to rule out aortic aneurysm.
Age: 60 years
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Huge cardiomegaly with left atrial enlargement.
Left atrial enlargement may result from a number of conditions, either congenital or acquired. It has a number of characteristic findings on a frontal chest radiograph. CT or MRI may be also be used for diagnosis.