Congenital left atrial aneurysm in an infant.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Congenital left atrial aneurysm, without associated cardiac abnormalities, is a rare defect. We report the case of a large left atrial aneurysm filling almost the entire left hemothorax. This is the first report of this anomaly occurring in an infant less than 1 year of age.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Kadowaki, MH; Berger, S; Shermeta, DW; Arcilla, RA; Karp, RB

Published Date

  • March 1989

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 24 / 3

Start / End Page

  • 306 - 308

PubMed ID

  • 2709298

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0022-3468

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/s0022-3468(89)80020-x


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States