Idiopathic right atrial enlargement in childhood.

  title={Idiopathic right atrial enlargement in childhood.},
  author={Eshagh Eshaghpour and Peter Anthony Olley and George F. N. Collins},
  journal={American heart journal},
  volume={78 3},
Abstract The case of a 6 1 2 - year-old child with an isolated dilatation of the right atrium has been described. The patient was asymptomatic with normal auscultatory and electrocardiographic findings. An abnormal cardiac silhouette in a routine chest roentgenogram led to the diagnosis. Careful clinical and laboratory studies failed to show an associated cardiac anomaly of congenital or acquired origin. the angiocardiogram demonstrated a markedly dilated right atrium. Review of the literature… CONTINUE READING