Acute heart failure from a rapidly progressing large tumor in the right atrium
1Department of Emergency Medicine, Hualien Tzu Chi Hospital, Buddhist Tzu Chi Medical Foundation, 970 Hualien, Taiwan
2Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Hualien Tzu Chi Hospital, Buddhist Tzu Chi Medical Foundation, 970 Hualien, Taiwan
3Program in Pharmacology and Toxicology, Tzu Chi University, 970 Hualien, Taiwan
Submitted: 27 March 2021 Accepted: 20 April 2021
Online publish date: 26 May 2021
The diagnosis and treatment of intracardiac mass are challenging for emergency physicians. Dyspnea is one of the most common chief complaints in ER among patients with rapidly progressed heart failure without significant medical history. Establishing such an unusual diagnosis based on dyspnea patients requires more evidence. We present a case of a patient who was diagnosed with a rapidly progressing right atrial mass.
Cardiac mass; Right atrium tumor; Heart failure
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