Aortic aneurysm mimicking a right atrial mass

Ahmed Mohamed, Mahmoud Elsayed, Rajat Kalra, Serkan Bulur, Navin C. Nanda

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Abstract

We present a case of a 54-year-old female who was initially thought to have a cystic mass in the right atrium on two-dimensional transthoracic echocardiography. Careful transducer angulation and off-axis imaging showed this mass-like effect was produced by an aortic root aneurysm impinging on the right atrium.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1579-1580
Number of pages2
JournalEchocardiography
Volume33
Issue number10
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 1 2016

Keywords

  • aortic aneurysm
  • aortic root aneurysm
  • cyst
  • echocardiography
  • intracardiac mass
  • mass in right atrium
  • right atrium
  • sinus of Valsalva aneurysm
  • tumor
  • two-dimensional transthoracic echocardiography

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