Left Atrial Appendage (LAA) Clot

  • Atooshe Rohani
Part of the Clinical Cases in Cardiology book series (CCC)


This case illustrates LAA clot secondary to rheumatic mitral valve stenosis. 2D and 3D TEE are imaging modality of choice for recognition of LA and LAA clot.


LAA clot Rheumatic heart disease Mitral valve stenosis 

Supplementary material

Movie 19.1

LAA completely filled with clot. (AVI 463 kb)


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Atooshe Rohani
    • 1
  1. 1.Northern Ontario School of MedicineThunder BayCanada

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