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Cardia and cardiac tumor: endoscopic ultrasound video
09 May 2019 (online)
A 62-year-old man presented with a 2-month history of progressive dysphagia and weight loss. Esophagogastroduodenoscopy revealed a tumor in the cardia, and a biopsy showed adenocarcinoma. He had a history of recurrent embolic cerebrovascular accidents 3 years ago and underwent warfarin therapy after these events. He was referred for locoregional staging of cardia tumor by endoscopic ultrasound (EUS).
Video 1 Myxoma as a hyperechoic lesion in the left atrium.
The cardia tumor stage was T3N1. During EUS, we found a hyperechoic moving mass lesion attached to the left atrium wall. The patient underwent transthoracic echocardiography and surgery. The cardiac tumor was myxoma of the left atrium.
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