ball thrombus


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ball throm·bus

an unattached, spherical antemortem thrombus found in the left or right atrium usually in certain cases of mitral stenosis.

ball thrombus

a relatively round, coagulated mass of blood, containing platelets, fibrin, and cellular fragments, that may obstruct a blood vessel or an orifice, usually the mitral valve of the heart.

ball thrombus

A round thrombus in the heart, esp. in the atria.
See also: thrombus
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