We describe a rare case of small-cell lung carcinoma invading the left atrium through a pulmonary vein. Echocardiography was particularly useful in this case in assessing the intracavitary extension of the tumor and the outcome of therapy. Echocardiography is a low-cost, easy imaging tool, complementary to radiological techniques and useful in evaluating thoracic tumors involving the cardiovascular structures.
- Cardiac metastases
- Lung cancer
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
- Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine
- Radiological and Ultrasound Technology