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Case Reports in Pulmonology
Volume 2012, Article ID 378282, 3 pages
Case Report

Traveling Thrombus in the Right Atrium: Is It the Final Destination?

Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine, University of Minnesota, MN 55455, USA

Received 11 April 2012; Accepted 24 June 2012

Academic Editors: J. Murchison and M. Takao

Copyright © 2012 Maneesh Bhargava and Erhan Dincer. 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.


Right heart thrombus is rare in structurally normal heart. Here, we report a 74-year-old man with a right atrial thrombus who presented with shortness of breath.