Congenital left atrial aneurysm in an infant

Mark H. Kadowaki, Stuart Berger, Dennis W. Shermeta, Rene A. Arcilla, Robert B. Karp*

*Corresponding author for this work

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Congenital left atrial aneurysm, without associated cardiac abnormalities, is a rare defect. We report the case of a large left atrial aneurysm filling almost the entire left hemothorax. This is the first report of this anomaly occurring in an infant <1 year of age.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)306-308
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of pediatric surgery
Issue number3
StatePublished - Mar 1989


  • Congenital left atrial aneurysm

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health


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