PathWays Case Study: Nov. 22


A 62-year-old man with a history of mitral valve replacement 25 years prior, presented with dyspnea on exertion. Transthoracic echocardiography and cardiac computed tomography (CT) revealed a 7.0 cm right atrial mass. Surgical resection revealed the mass was adherent to the free wall of the right atrium.

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Dr. Joseph MaleszewskiJoseph Maleszewski, M.D.
Consultant, Division of Anatomic Pathology
Mayo Clinic
Associate Professor of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology and Associate Professor of Medicine,
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine


Melanie Bois, M.D.Melanie Bois, M.D.
Resident, Division of Anatomic & Clinical Pathology
Mayo Clinic





April Josselyn

April Josselyn is a Marketing Associate at Mayo Medical Laboratories. She is the editor of Mayo Clinic PathWays and supports corporate communications strategies and internal communications. She has worked at Mayo Clinic since 2012. Outside of work, April enjoys the outdoors and being "hockey mom" for her two sports-crazed boys.