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Transesophageal echocardiography of right atrial metastasis of a hepatocellular carcinoma. FREE TO VIEW

G Van Camp; J Abdulsater; B Cosyns; I Liebens; J L Vandenbossche
Chest. 1994;105(3):945-947. doi:10.1378/chest.105.3.945
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Antemortem diagnosis of cardiac metastases of a hepatocellular carcinoma is rarely observed. In a 52-year-old female patient with a history of posthepatitic cirrhosis and partial hepatectomy, transthoracic echocardiography brought to light a mass in the right atrium. After location and characterization of the tumor by transesophageal echocardiography, a transvenous biopsy confirmed the diagnosis of metastasis of a hepatocellular carcinoma.




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