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Case 3185

Cardiac tamponade originating from a right atrial angiosarcoma

Author(s)
Reus M, Rodríguez D, León A, Abellán D, Serrano C
 
Patient
male, 45 year(s)
 
 
  • Published 20.06.2005
  • DOI 10.1594/EURORAD/CASE.3185
  • Section Cardiovascular
  • Case Type Clinical Cases
  • Difficulty Senior
  • Views 10031
  • Language(s)
  • Figure 1
    Posterior-anterior chest radiographs
     

    A conventional anterior-posterior chest radiographs showing light cardiomegaly.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Posterioranterior chest radiograph;

    A convectional lateral chest radiograph showing pleural effusion as indicated by the arrows.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Posterioranterior chest radiograph;
     
     
  • Figure 2
    Echocardiographs

    An echocardiograph demostrating a solid mass located in the right atrium as indicated by the arrow.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Echocardiography;
     
     
  • Figure 3
    A contrast-enhanced CT scan of the heart

    A contrast-enhanced CT scan of the chest demostrating a large, soft-tissue mass of irregular margins and broad-based attachment in the right atrium (arrow). The presence of pericardial (arrowheads) and pleural...

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: contrast-enhaced CT of heart;
     
     
  • Figure 4
    A contrast-enhanced CT scan of the inferior vena cava

    A contrast-enhanced CT scan of the lower thorax revealing an intense enhancement of the inferior vena cava (arrow) and the presence of collateral branches (arrowhead).

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Contrast-enhaced CT cava inferior;
     
     
A conventional anterior-posterior chest radiographs showing light cardiomegaly.
 
A convectional lateral chest radiograph showing pleural effusion as indicated by the arrows.
 
An echocardiograph demostrating a solid mass located in the right atrium as indicated by the arrow.
 
A contrast-enhanced CT scan of the chest demostrating a large, soft-tissue mass of irregular margins and broad-based attachment in the right atrium (arrow). The presence of pericardial (arrowheads) and pleural effusion (curved arrows).
 
A contrast-enhanced CT scan of the lower thorax revealing an intense enhancement of the inferior vena cava (arrow) and the presence of collateral branches (arrowhead).
 
 
 
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