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a structure in a hollow organ (like the heart) with a flap to insure one-way flow of fluid through it

device in a brass wind instrument for varying the length of the air column to alter the pitch of a tone

the entire one-piece shell of a snail and certain other molluscs

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one of the paired hinged shells of certain molluscs and of brachiopods

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2x4 cm Mass in anterior mediastinum with external compression to left atrium, 3x4 cm Isointense to myocardium on T1 and hyperintense on T2 weighted images, peripheric contrast enhancement with central necrosis Patients Final Diagnosis 1 * Rhabdomyoma 2,3 * Lipoma 4,5,6 Eustachian valve 7-10 * Myxoma 11 Myxoma with malignant transformation 12 * Aortic valve papillary fibroelastoma 13-17 * Papillary fibroelastoma 18 * Papillary fibroelastoma 19 Metastases 20 Thrombus 21 Thrombus 22 Thrombus 23 * Hemangiopericytoma MR--magnetic resonance Asterisk (*) indicates operated and pathologically proven cases
Two patients with Eustachian valve in the right atrium on MRI were misinterpreted as having cardiac masses on TTE.
TTE misdiagnosed thrombi in 3 patients and anatomic variations such as Eustachian valve in 2 patients as cardiac tumors.
Giant Eustachian valve with echocardiographic appearance of divided right atrium.
Cyanosis in atrial septal defect due to persistent Eustachian valve.