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CASE REPORT
Year : 2018  |  Volume : 7  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 103-105

Huge left atrial appendage aneurysm, the five-chamber heart


1 Cardiovascular Intervention Research Center, Rajaie Cardiovascular Medical and Research Center, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
2 Rajaie Cardiovascular Medical and Research Center, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Bahram Mohebbi
Rajaie Cardiovascular Medical and Research Center, Valiasr Ave., Adjacent to Mellat Park, Niyayesh Blvd., Tehran
Iran
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/rcm.rcm_1_18

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A 21-year-old girl with congenital aneurysm of the left atrial appendage represented with recent-onset palpitation and exertional dyspnea. The diagnosis was established by transthoracic and transesophageal echocardiography and chest multislice computed tomography scan. Surgical excision of the aneurysm and repair of the neck were done under extracorporal circulation and left ventricular function (ejection fraction = 50%) improved with mild mitral regurgitation.


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