- Konstantinos C Theodoropoulos,
- Alexandros Papachristidis,
- Michael Papitsas,
- Jonathan Byrne,
- Mark J Monaghan
Echocardiography 2017 Dec 11. Epub 2017 Dec 11.
Department of Cardiology, King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, King's College London, London, UK.
We present a case of a 68-year-old man with calciphylaxis, who was found to have a floating thrombus in the descending aorta on a transesophageal echocardiogram. The use of 3D echocardiography demonstrated nicely the free motion of the thrombus, emerging from an atherosclerotic plaque in the descending aorta. Anticoagulation was started for thromboembolism prevention. Read More