From the case: Mitral heart

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Modality: X-ray (Frontal)

- “ This patient had a history of mitral stenosis complicated by pulmonary arterial hypertension. The findings are typical for a "mitral heart".  Cas...”

Used in the following articles:

  • Double density sign (left atrium) - “ The double-density sign is seen on frontal chest radiographs in the presence of left atrial enlargement, and occurs when the right side of the lef...”
  • Mitral valve stenosis - “ Mitral valve stenosis is a valvulopathy that describes narrowing of the opening of the mitral valve between the left ventricle and the left atrium...”
  • Third mogul sign - “ The third mogul sign can be seen on frontal chest radiograph in the presence of left atrial enlargement. It refers to an extra mogul or bump along...”
  • Left atrial enlargement - “ Left atrial enlargement may result from many conditions, either congenital or acquired. It has some characteristic findings on a frontal chest rad...”

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