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Year : 2020  |  Volume : 21  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 104-108

Right atrial pseudoaneurysm complicating epithelioid hemangioendothelioma

Department of Cardiology, Heart Hospital, Hamad Medical Corporation, Doha, Qatar

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Dr. Sherif Mahmoud Helmy
Department of Echocardiography, Heart Hospital, Hamad Medical Corporation, PO Box: 3050 Doha
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Cardiac pseudoaneurysm is uncommon among young adults with trauma. Infection, prior cardiac procedure, or cardiac operations are the most common reported causes. Right atrial pseudoaneurysm (RAPA) is extremely rare. Although often challenging to diagnose, advances in noninvasive imaging have improved the ability to diagnose cardiac pseudoaneurysms. We present a case of RAPA, highlighting the diagnostic accuracy of echocardiography in this rare entity.

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