A rare pathology of syncope: A dilemma for hypertrophic cardiomyopathy or right atrial huge thrombosis



Syncope, Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, Thrombus


The complications associated with central venous catheters for hemodialysis access are well known. A rare complication is the development of right-sided intracardiac thrombus, which typically occurs in the right atrium. The location of the permanent catheter tip is associated with the development of thrombi. In this case report, we describe a patient with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy diagnosed with chronic kidney failure 2 years before contrast examination. The patient presented syncope during his last routine hemodialysis, and echocardiography imaging showed a hyperechogenic mass at the tip of the catheter.


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Sarı H, Alsancak Y, Keskin Öznur, Soylu S. A rare pathology of syncope: A dilemma for hypertrophic cardiomyopathy or right atrial huge thrombosis. J Surg Med [Internet]. 2022 Mar. 1 [cited 2024 Jun. 23];6(3):408-9. Available from: https://jsurgmed.com/article/view/935190