Acute renal infarction in a patient with left atrial myxoma

K. Fujisaki, Y. Shohno, T. Yoshida, A. Ono, T. Mizumasa, H. Kondoh, I. Katsuragi, K. Ikeda, H. Kumagai, H. Meno, T. Nishid, Y. Tomita, R. Tominaga

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Abstract

A 24-year-old male first attended our hospital with acute onset of right flank pain radiating to the right lower quadrant of the abdomen. A contrast-enhanced computer tomography (CT) scan showed renal infarction, and he was admitted immediately for treatment. On admission, the right lower abdominal pain diminished gradually. On the second day in hospital, a left atrial echogenic mass was detected which filled the left atrial cavity; it appeared to be a left atrial myxoma measuring 3.9 ± 4.9 cm. The patient was immediately transferred and underwent emergency surgery. Histologic examination confirmed the diagnosis of myxoma. Post-operatively, he recovered well and was discharged from hospital without any further specific treatment.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)53-57
Number of pages5
JournalClinical nephrology
Volume67
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 2007

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Nephrology

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