Atrial Metastatic Tumor: Transthoracic and Transesophageal Echocardiograph Imaging

Konstantinos Lampropoulos, Dimitrios Kotsas, Christina Parmaki, Themistoklis Iliopoulos

Abstract


A 68-year-old male patient was admitted to our hospital because of weakness, dyspnea on exertion and palpitations. Transthoracic and transesophageal echocardiograph revealed a dilated left atrium with an immobile intracavitary mass, without signs of left atrium outflow obstruction. Bronchoscopy was performed and the histopathologic review of the samples obtained was consistent with a primary lung squamous cell carcinoma.




J Med Cases. 2014;5(1):15-17
doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.4021/jmc1390w

Keywords


Atrial metastatic tumor; Transthoracic; Transesophageal; Echocardiography

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