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A case of left atrial haemangioma: echocardiographic, surgical, and morphological features.
  1. I Weir,
  2. P Mills,
  3. T Lewis
  1. Department of Cardiology, London Hospital, Whitechapel.


    A slow growing encapsulated haemangioma of the left atrium was diagnosed by means of cross sectional echocardiography. The heterogeneous nature of the tumour was reflected in a central area of relative echolucency. After successful surgical removal of the tumour, the patient's symptoms of lethargy and limited exercise capacity improved considerably.

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