Left Atrial "Tumor Blush" Supplied by the Right Coronary Artery

Olina Dagher, Richard J. Novick
2021 Journal of Cardiovascular Imaging  
A 50-year-old woman with atrial fibrillation was investigated for a one-month history of worsening shortness of breath and lower limb edema. A chest computed tomography and transthoracic echocardiogram revealed an 8 × 9 cm left atrial mass delineated by a peripheral calcified rim that was attached to the interatrial septum (Figure 1; Movie 1) . A coronary angiogram was performed prior to planned urgent resection. It revealed non-flow limiting lesions in the coronary arteries and demonstrated a
more » ... and demonstrated a hypervascular "tumor blush" supplied by a left atrial branch originating from the proximal right coronary artery (Figure 2; Movie 2).
doi:10.4250/jcvi.2020.0219 pmid:34080345 fatcat:nglrshivc5bupp7yo64ajlsiu4