Boxer Thrombus: A Large Highly Mobile Thrombus in a Normal Functioning Left Ventricle

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K Aghasadeghi 1 , Yadallah Mahmoody 1 , * , M Shafa 1

1 Cardiovascular Research Center, Shiraz University of Medical Scinces, Shiraz, Iran

How to Cite: Aghasadeghi K , Mahmoody Y , Shafa M . Boxer Thrombus: A Large Highly Mobile Thrombus in a Normal Functioning Left Ventricle, Int Cardio Res J. 2009 ; 3(3):e68044.

ARTICLE INFORMATION

International Cardiovascular Research Journal: 3 (3); e68044
Published Online: September 30, 2009
Article Type: Case Report
Received: March 07, 2018
Accepted: September 30, 2009
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Abstract

A 45-year-old woman with complaint of left side weakness admitted to neurology ward. Trans-esophageal echocardiography
showed a large, highly mobile mass in left ventricle with its tip looking like a fist, punching the
aortic valve cusps. Emergency operation was done and the mass was confirmed to be a large thrombus and was
removed completely. During the follow up, patient was free of symptoms.

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