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Case Reports in Medicine
Volume 2011, Article ID 897167, 4 pages
Case Report

Mobile Right Atrial Thrombi in a Patient with the Hemoglobin SC Disease

1Department of Cardiology, Hammersmith Hospital, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, Du Cane Road, London W12 0NN, UK
2Department of Medicine, Colchester University Hospital Foundation Trust, Turner Road, Colchester, Essex CO4 5JL, UK
3Department of Medicine, University of Bristol Medical School, Avon BS8 1UQ, UK

Received 23 June 2011; Accepted 7 July 2011

Academic Editor: William J. Brady

Copyright © 2011 H. O. Savage et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


The formation of Intracardiac thrombi is rare in the absence of structural heart disease or atrial fibrillation. We describe a case of spontaneous right atrial thrombus formation that occurred in a patient with a hypercoagulable condition who had been sub optimally anticoagulated.