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Journal of Perioperative Echocardiography


Infective endocarditis (IE) accounts for 0.5 to 1 of every 1,000 hospital admissions. This case describes a left atrial mass of fungal etiology mimicking an atrial myxoma. At times, the diagnosis of mass in left atrium can be a challenge, which is discussed in this report.

Keywords: Infective endocarditis, Myxoma, Transesophageal echocardiography.

How to cite this article: Makhija N, Irpachi K, Rajashekar P, Siddharth CB. Fungal Infective Endocarditis mimicking Atrial Myxoma: Transesophageal Echocardiography Assessment. J Perioper Echocardiogr 2017;5(2):82-85.

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