Chest discomfort leading to diagnosis of intracardiac mass

Body Region: Cardiovascular
Author: Jean-François Paul, MD, Plessis-Robinson, France

1. Patient presentation
2. CT Images
3. CT Findings
4. Diagnosis
5. References


1. Patient presentation

  • A 67-year-old woman complained of palpitations associated with atypical chest pain.
  • Electrocardiography showed sinus rhythm without extrasystoles.
  • Echocardiography depicted a mobile 15-mm mass inside the left ventricle.
  • Dual-source computed tomography was performed for further evaluation.

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