Intracardiac mass in chronic myeloid leukemia

Chetana Krishnegowda, Srinivas Budanur Chikkaswamy, Ashita Barthur, Rajiv Ananthakrishna

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Chronic myeloid leukaemia (CML) is a neoplastic disorder of myeloid cell lines and is a less aggressive disease compared to acute myeloid leukemia (AML). Although cardiovascular complications are not uncommon, intracardiac thrombosis in CML is rarely reported. Herein, we report a case of CML presenting with an intracardiac thrombus attached to the posterior mitral leaflet, and subsequently resulting in peripheral embolization.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)794-796
Number of pages3
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 1 Apr 2019


  • cardiac magnetic resonance imaging
  • left ventricular mass
  • left ventricular thrombi
  • transthoracic echocardiography

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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