Unusual Case of a Free-floating Ball Thrombus with Preserved Attachment to the Left Atrial Appendage Causing Recurrent Obstruction of the Left Ventricular Outflow Tract

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Few cases of a left atrial thrombus without mitral valve disease have been reported. We present an unusual case in which a patient presented to the emergency department with syncope and acute cerebral ischemia caused by a ball thrombus originating from the left atrium (LA). An emergency bedside echocardiogram showed the LA ball thrombus intermittently… (More)
DOI: 10.4137/CMC.S18547

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@inproceedings{Alushi2014UnusualCO, title={Unusual Case of a Free-floating Ball Thrombus with Preserved Attachment to the Left Atrial Appendage Causing Recurrent Obstruction of the Left Ventricular Outflow Tract}, author={Brunilda Alushi and Andreas Hoffmeier and Juergen Reinhard Sindermann and Dirk B{\"{o}se and J. Lee Garvey and Frank Breuckmann}, booktitle={Clinical Medicine Insights. Cardiology}, year={2014} }