Left atrial appendage aneurysm: correlation of noninvasive with clinical and surgical findings: report of a case.
Congenital left atrial appendage aneurysm is rarely diagnosed on the basis of an abnormal cardiac silhouette. Patients with a left atrial appendage aneurysm often present with symptoms of systemic emboli or supraventricular arrhythmias. A patient with left atrial appendage aneurysm was diagnosed by correlation of two noninvasive techniques echocardiography and radionuclide scintiscanning. Angiography was confirmatory and aneurysmectomy was successfully performed.
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