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Multimodality imaging of an unusual case of cardiac paraganglioma

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Correspondence to Sharmila Dorbala MD.

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A transthoracic 2-dimensional echocardiogram (Apical 4 chamber and sub-costal views) showing the para-cardiac mass in the region of the right atrioventricular groove (AVI 1760 kb)

A transthoracic 2-dimensional echocardiogram (Apical 4 chamber and sub-costal views) showing the para-cardiac mass in the region of the right atrioventricular groove (AVI 2615 kb)

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A transthoracic 2-dimensional echocardiogram (Apical 4 chamber and sub-costal views) showing the para-cardiac mass in the region of the right atrioventricular groove (AVI 1760 kb)

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A transthoracic 2-dimensional echocardiogram (Apical 4 chamber and sub-costal views) showing the para-cardiac mass in the region of the right atrioventricular groove (AVI 2615 kb)

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Cardiac magnetic resonance imaging demonstrating the mass (33x31 mm diameter) in the right AV groove (AVI 2030 kb)

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Thomas, D., Grant, F.D., Kwong, R. et al. Multimodality imaging of an unusual case of cardiac paraganglioma. J. Nucl. Cardiol. 16, 644–647 (2009). https://doi.org/10.1007/s12350-009-9067-z

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Keywords

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  • Cardiac Magnetic Resonance
  • Paraganglioma
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