An 83 year-old arteriopathic patient was investigated for shortness of breath. Transthoracic echocardiography images were suboptimal with poor echo windows. An echo-bright ‘extracardiac’ structure compressing the basal lateral region of the left ventricle and left atrium was noted. Further imaging was requested to characterise the lesion.
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- MR appearance of hemorrhage in the brain, 29.Radiology. 1993; 189: 15-26
Published online: February 16, 2015
Accepted: January 14, 2015
Received: December 1, 2014
© 2015 Australian and New Zealand Society of Cardiac and Thoracic Surgeons (ANZSCTS) and the Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand (CSANZ). Published by Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.