Surucu M, Gursu HA, Cetin II (2019) An Unusual Thrombosis Mimicking Cor Triatriatum Dextra. Int Arch Cardiovasc Dis 3:015. Int Arch Cardiovasc Dis 2:015. 10.23937/iacvd-2017/1710015


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CASE REPORT | OPEN ACCESS DOI: 10.23937/iacvd-2017/1710015

An Unusual Thrombosis Mimicking Cor Triatriatum Dextra

Murat Surucu, MD, Hazım Alper Gursu* and I Ilker Cetin

University of Health Sciences, Ankara Child health and Diseases Hematology, Oncology Training and Research Hospital, Ankara/Turkey


Central venous catheters are commonly used in clinical practice. Right atrial thrombosis is a relatively common complication associated with indwelling catheter use. Thrombosis can be in different locations and forms within vascular and intracardiac structures. Echocardiographic images may mimic some anatomic and pathologic variants. We describe a case of a two-months-old girl with a thrombus which cor triatriatum dexter-like appearance in the right atrium due to the central venous catheter.