Left atrial diverticulum

Case contributed by Dr Heather Pascoe

Presentation

Persistent atrial fibrillation

Patient Data

Age: 40 years
CT

Small left atrial diverticulum extending from superior wall.

CTCA is normal with no evidence of coronary atherosclerosis. Normal coronary arteries.

Case Discussion

A left atrial diverticulum is a normal variant. It is important to be aware of to avoid interpreting it as pathology.

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Case information

rID: 58290
Published: 11th Feb 2018
Last edited: 12th Feb 2018
System: Cardiac
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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