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Test Findings

Right Atrial Enlargement

October 21st, 2019


  • Look For

  • Bulging of the right side of the heart shadow.
  • Causes of Right Atrial Enlargement

  • Cor pulmonale - pulmonary arterial hypertension, chronic lung disease, chronic pulmonary embolism
  • Valvular disease - tricuspid stenosis, tricuspid regurgitation
  • Congenital heart disease - atrial septal defect, tetralogy of Fallot
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