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Case 15835

Lipomatous hypertrophy of the interatrial septum (ECR 2018 Case of the Day)

Author(s)
L. Schneider*1, P.A. Poncelet*2, L. Monnier-Cholley3, Y. Menu3

1Medizinische Universität, Innsbruck, Österreich
2Cliniques Universitaires Saint-Luc, Bruxelles, Belgium
3Hôpital Saint-Antoine, Paris, France
*Both authors share first co-authorship
 
Patient
female, 60 year(s)
 
 
  • Figure 1
    FDG-PET scintigraphy

    FDG-PET shows a hypermetabolism of the right palatine tonsil and a high FDG uptake of a cardiac mass.

     
    Area of Interest: Cardiac; Imaging Technique: PET; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Metastases;
     
     
  • Figure 2
    Unhenanced CT-scan slice passing trough the interatrial septum

    CT-scan showing a spontaneous hypodense masse (mean density : -41HU) of the interatrial septum with sparing of the fossa ovalis

     
    Area of Interest: Cardiac; Imaging Technique: PET-CT; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Metastases;
     
     
  • Figure 3
    Fused PET-CT at same slice level of Figure 2

    Fused PET-CT image showing a hypermetabolic mass of the interatrial septum (mean SUV: 8)

     
    Area of Interest: Cardiac; Imaging Technique: PET-CT; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Metastases;
     
     
FDG-PET shows a hypermetabolism of the right palatine tonsil and a high FDG uptake of a cardiac mass.
 
CT-scan showing a spontaneous hypodense masse (mean density : -41HU) of the interatrial septum with sparing of the fossa ovalis
 
Fused PET-CT image showing a hypermetabolic mass of the interatrial septum (mean SUV: 8)
 
 
 
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