Multiple Choice Question of the Week : Echo-11 : [Answer]

             
      


3D echocardiographic reconstruction of the right atrium.

What structure do you notice arising from the right atrium?

A) Myxoma
B) Thrombus
C) Crista terminalis
D) Endocarditis



Right answer is: C) Crista terminalis

In the 3D reconstruction with transthoracic echocardiogram, the presence of the crista terminalis in the right atrium is visible.

Indeed, the crista terminalis is visible in the four-chamber view arising from the posterior wall of the right atrium as a nodular mass.

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