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Intracardiac incidentaloma in a young woman
  1. Zakariye Ashkir,
  2. Joana Leal-Pelado,
  3. Oliver Rider
  1. Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Radcliffe Department of Medicine, Oxford Centre for Clinical Magnetic Resonance Research, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
  1. Correspondence to Dr Oliver Rider, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Radcliffe Department of Medicine, Oxford Centre for Clinical Magnetic Resonance Research, University of Oxford, Oxford, OX3 9DU, UK; oliver.rider{at}cardiov.ox.ac.uk

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Clinical introduction

A young woman was found to have a large intracardiac mass on transthoracic echocardiography while being investigated for a persistent dry cough. She was otherwise symptom free. Subsequent full body CT revealed no other significant abnormalities, and positron emission tomography-CT performed on the same day showed only mild fluorodeoxyglucose uptake by the intramural mass.

A cardiac magnetic resonance (CMR) scan was obtained (figure 1) which confirmed a large, well-circumscribed intramural septal cardiac mass. It demonstrated little enhancement on first pass perfusion imaging …

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  • Contributors ZA, JL-P and OR have all contributed substantially to this work.

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