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Case 13950

Pericardial sarcomatoid mesothelioma with right atrial involvement: Cardiac MRI findings

Author(s)
Noura Abdelmonem Nooman, Mohamed A. Eltomey

Diagnostic Radiology and Medical Imaging department,
Faculty of Medicine,
Tanta University,
Egypt;
Email: noura_nooman@hotmail.com,
Mohamed.Eltomey@med.tanta.edu.eg
 
Patient
female, 30 year(s)
 
 
  • Figure 1
    Cardiac MRI axial & longitudinal axis 2-chamber steady-state free precession sequences
     

    CMRI axial SSFP sequence demonstrates a mass inseparable from the right atrial free wall, attached to the overlying pericardium with infiltration of the right atrial lateral wall "arrow". Marked pericardial fluid is...

     
    Area of Interest: Cardiac; Imaging Technique: MR; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Neoplasia;

    CMRI 2-chamber SSFP sequence demonstrates a mass inseparable from the right atrial roof & inferior wall, attached to the overlying pericardium with infiltration of the inferior right atrial wall "arrow". Marked...

     
    Area of Interest: Cardiac; Imaging Technique: MR; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Neoplasia;
     
     
  • Figure 2
    CMRI serial short-axis T1W black-blood images pre & post-contrast injection
     

    CMRI serial short-axis T1W black-blood images pre-contrast injection demonstrates a mass inseparable from the right atrial infero-lateral wall showing high signal areas & filling the atrial cavity "arrow". Marked...

     
    Area of Interest: Cardiac; Imaging Technique: MR; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Neoplasia;

    CMRI serial short-axis T1W black-blood images post-contrast injection demonstrates a heterogeneously enhanced mass inseparable from the right atrial infero-lateral wall, filling its cavity "arrow" & mildly encroaching...

     
    Area of Interest: Cardiac; Imaging Technique: MR; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Neoplasia;
     
     
  • Figure 3
    Cine loop for cardiac MRI axial steady-state free precession sequence

    Cine loop for cardiac MRI axial SSFP sequence demonstrates a stiff mass (*) infiltrating the free wall of the right atrium with a fixed attachment to the overlying pericardium throughout the cardiac cycle.

     
    Area of Interest: Cardiac; Imaging Technique: MR; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Neoplasia;
     
     
CMRI axial SSFP sequence demonstrates a mass inseparable from the right atrial free wall, attached to the overlying pericardium with infiltration of the right atrial lateral wall "arrow". Marked pericardial fluid is noted (*).
 
CMRI 2-chamber SSFP sequence demonstrates a mass inseparable from the right atrial roof & inferior wall, attached to the overlying pericardium with infiltration of the inferior right atrial wall "arrow". Marked pericardial fluid is noted(*).
 
CMRI serial short-axis T1W black-blood images pre-contrast injection demonstrates a mass inseparable from the right atrial infero-lateral wall showing high signal areas & filling the atrial cavity "arrow". Marked mixed signal pericardial fluid is noted(*).
 
CMRI serial short-axis T1W black-blood images post-contrast injection demonstrates a heterogeneously enhanced mass inseparable from the right atrial infero-lateral wall, filling its cavity "arrow" & mildly encroaching upon IVC ostium. Marked mixed signal pericardial fluid(*).
 
Cine loop for cardiac MRI axial SSFP sequence demonstrates a stiff mass (*) infiltrating the free wall of the right atrium with a fixed attachment to the overlying pericardium throughout the cardiac cycle.
 
 
 
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