From the case: Left atrial myxoma

CT
Low attenuation m...
Oblique C+ arterial phase
Low attenuation mass within the left atrium with internal calcification.
Modality: CT (C+ arterial phase)

- “ The majority of cardiac myxomas occur within the left atrium. They are typically low attenuation and may contain areas of dystrophic calcification...”

Used in the following article:

  • Cardiac myxoma - “ Cardiac myxomas, although uncommon are one of the commonest primary cardiac tumors and account for ~50% primary benign cardiac tumors.  Epidemiol...”
  • Middle mediastinal mass - “ The differential diagnosis for a middle mediastinal mass includes 1-3: lymphadenopathy aneurysm, e.g. aortic, pulmonary artery, bronchial artery...”

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