TITLE

Limitations of Echocardiography in the Diagnosis of Left Atrial Myxoma: A Case Report

AUTHOR(S)
Vopat, Richard L.; Alpen, Martin A.; Flaker, Greg C.; Curtis, Jack J.; Webel, Richard R.; Sanfelippo, John F.
PUB. DATE
July 1986
SOURCE
Angiology;Jul1986, Vol. 37 Issue 7, p547
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The classical echocardiographic features of left atrial myxoma are quite distinctive but do not comprise the full spectrum of abnormalities encountered. This case demonstrates atypical echocardiographic features of left atrial myxoma that initially obscured the correct diagnosis. Our findings underscore the potential limitations of echocardiography in the diagnosis of left atrial myxoma.
ACCESSION #
16359453

 

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