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Falsa massa in auricola sinistra ... o meglio: Vera massa in falsa auricola

  title={Falsa massa in auricola sinistra ... o meglio: Vera massa in falsa auricola},
  author={Stefano Rizzo and Mimmo Del Giudice and Alessandro Lupi and Alessandro Frigiola and Fabrizio Guerra},


Inverted left atrial appendage masquerading as myxoma.
A39-year-old woman was evaluated for an intra-atrial mass after having suffered a CT-verified stroke. She experienced a total remission of her neurological symptoms within 6 weeks.⇓ …
Left atrial appendage: structure, function, and role in thromboembolism
The left atrial appendage (LAA) is derived from the left wall of the primary atrium, which forms during the fourth week of embryonic development. It has developmental, ultrastructural, and
Subdivided left atrium mimicking a cardiac tumor.
Morphology of the left atrial appendage
The study was carried out with the aim of investigating the morphology of the left atrial appendage and to find associations with pathologic cardiac findings.
Pitfalls in the Echocardiographic Diagnosis of Intracardiac and Extracardiac Masses
  • M. Alam
  • Medicine
  • 1993
Transthoracic and transesophageal two‐dimensional (2‐D) echocardiography remain the procedures of choice for evaluating cardiac mass lesions. Potential errors in diagnosis can be made, however, if
Transesophageal echocardiographic evaluation of a transthoracic echocardiographic pitfall: a diaphragmatic hernia mimicking a left atrial mass.
Remnant of the common pulmonary vein mistaken for a left atrial mass: clarification by transoesophageal echocardiography
In two patients referred for evaluation of a left atrial mass, transoesophageal echocardiography identified the “mass” as a remnant of the common pulmonary vein, which cardiologists need to be aware of and avoid misdiagnosis of this prominence as an atrial tumour or mass.