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Cardiac amyloidosis with giant atria
  1. Zhongwei Cheng,
  2. Quan Fang,
  3. Yongtai Liu
  1. Department of Cardiology, Peking Union Medical College Hospital, Peking Union Medical College and Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences, Beijing, China
  1. Correspondence to Zhongwei Cheng, Department of Cardiology, Peking Union Medical College Hospital, Peking Union Medical College and Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences, No.1 Shuaifuyuan, Wangfujing, Dongcheng district, Beijing 100730, China; czw15{at}hotmail.com

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A 35-year-old man was admitted to Peking Union Medical College Hospital because of shortness of breath with pleural and pericardial effusions and ascites. Echocardiography showed giant atria (left atrium 90×63 mm, right atrium 100×79 mm), mild interventricular and left ventricular hypertrophy (Panel A) with normal left ventricular ejection fraction …

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