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A dark spot was found in heart ultrasound. What does it mean?

A dark spot was found in a heart ultrasound my brother had done recently The dark spot showed up at the back of the heart About the size of a quarter with a small white center What is this I m a 48 year old male. Recently I had an ultrasound performed on my heart. A dark spot about the size of a quarter was visible at the back of the heart. The dark spot has a small white center. Doctors do not know what it is. Test results for another type of testing are due next week. May possibly know more. What could this be?
Asked On : Wed, 2 Feb 2011
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General Surgeon 's  Response
Hello
Thanks for nice query.     
Dark shadow on the back of heart can be due to some space occupying lesion ,most commonly some benign tomour.CT chest and MRI may throw more light on this .Write in more details about any sign & symptoms related to heart or chest.
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Answered: Fri, 23 Sep 2011
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General & Family Physician Dr. Prakash Kumar Gupta's  Response
hello and wellcome to healthcare magic forom ,this black spot may be some tumour ,o\as far as possible ,it would be clear after seeing the ultrasound report,and taking the detailed history,if there is some weight loss in the patient or not after then it would be clear,would suggest to take opinion of the radiologist and have an ech and do a general blood picture ,taking these in consideration tthe final diagnosis can be done,take care
Answered: Fri, 23 Sep 2011
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  Anonymous's Response
Have you found out more information on what it is? My mom was diagnosed with a similar thing awaiting more tests. Any info would help

thanks
Answered: Wed, 2 Mar 2011
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