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Occult left atrial ball-like thrombus in a patient referred for surgical removal of suspected cerebellum tumor

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dc.contributor.author Możeńska, Olga pl
dc.contributor.author Kalińska, Irena pl
dc.contributor.author Brodowski, Karol pl
dc.contributor.author Walecki, Jerzy pl
dc.contributor.author Kosior, Dariusz A. pl
dc.date.accessioned 2017-08-09T06:23:39Z
dc.date.available 2017-08-09T06:23:39Z
dc.date.issued 2014 pl
dc.identifier.issn 1733-134X pl
dc.identifier.uri http://ruj.uj.edu.pl/xmlui/handle/item/43131
dc.language eng pl
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dc.title Occult left atrial ball-like thrombus in a patient referred for surgical removal of suspected cerebellum tumor pl
dc.type JournalArticle pl
dc.description.physical 47-50 pl
dc.description.additional Bibliogr. s. 50 pl
dc.abstract.en Background: Atrial fibrillation and related cardio-embolic cerebrovascular accidents are two well-defined major healthcare problems worldwide. It has been approximated that 2.2 million people in America and 4.5 million in European Union have paroxysmal or persistent atrial fibrillation. And atrial fibrillation itself is an independent long-term risk factor of stroke. We present a case of patient referred to our center for surgical removal of suspected cerebellum tumor, a case that had a rather unexpected ending. Case Report: A 58-year-old male patient with a history of atrial fibrillation, congestive heart failure (NYHA II/III), stable coronary artery disease, diabetes type 2 and hyperlipidemia presented with vertigo, headaches, mainly during physical activity and increased tiredness. Performed computer tomography revealed two lesions in the cerebellum and in the left lateral chamber. The diagnosis of a proliferative disease of the cerebellum was established and patient was referred to the Neurosurgical Department. Fortunately, before the operation the echocardiography was performed, which revealed two lesions in left atrium. The decision of the Heart Team was to refer the patient for an open-heart surgery, in which two thrombi were removed. Neurosurgeons decided to withdraw from further surgery and proceed with head MRI and conservative treatment, deciding that the lesion in the cerebellum was most likely an ischemic area. Conclusions: Looking at the brain lesion should always be done from the whole patient's perspective. And using mutlimodality imaging may lead to appropriate diagnosis, correct course of therapeutic action and unexpected ending of a rather non-extraordinary case. pl
dc.subject.en multimodality imaging pl
dc.subject.en cerebellum pl
dc.subject.en thrombus pl
dc.subject.en atrail fibrillation pl
dc.description.volume 79 pl
dc.identifier.doi 10.12659/PJR.889863 pl
dc.identifier.eissn 1899-0967 pl
dc.title.journal Polish Journal of Radiology pl
dc.language.container eng pl
dc.subtype Article pl
dc.rights.original CC-BY-NC-ND; otwarte czasopismo; ostateczna wersja wydawcy; w momencie opublikowania; 0; pl


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