A giant left atrial appendage aneurysm with a large pinball-like thrombus in a 2 year old

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Sarin, Simarjot Singh ; Bindra, Tripat ; Chhabra, Gurpreet S (2012)
  • Publisher: Medknow Publications & Media Pvt Ltd
  • Journal: Annals of Pediatric Cardiology, volume 5, issue 2, pages 215-216 (issn: 0974-2069, eissn: 0974-5149)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.4103/0974-2069.99634, pmc: PMC3487220
  • Subject: R | RC666-701 | Images | RJ1-570 | Diseases of the circulatory (Cardiovascular) system | Pediatrics | Medicine | Cardioembolic stroke | thrombus | left atrial appendage aneurysm
    mesheuropmc: cardiovascular system | cardiovascular diseases

Congenital left atrial appendage aneurysm is very rare. We describe a giant left atrial appendage aneurysm with a pinball-like mobile thrombus in a 2-year-old child with cardioembolic stroke. Patient underwent successful surgical resection of the aneurysm.
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