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Title: An unusual presentation of atrial myxoma: thromboembolic phenomenon with a recent normal echocardiogram.
Austin Authors: Rofe, Alexander ;Fazio, Timothy N;Jones, Nicholas ;Al-Kaisey, Ahmed M
Affiliation: Department of Cardiology, Austin Health, Heidelberg, Victoria, Australia
Department of Medicine, Austin Health, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Issue Date: 30-Sep-2019
metadata.dc.date: 2019-09-30
Publication information: BMJ Case Reports 2019; 12(9): e230266
Abstract: Atrial myxomas are the most common primary neoplasms of the heart. Clinical presentation varies from asymptomatic incidental masses to serious life-threatening cardiovascular complications. We describe the case of a 37-year-old man who presented with both coronary and cerebral embolisation secondary to an atrial myxoma in the context of a recent normal transthoracic echocardiogram.
URI: http://ahro.austin.org.au/austinjspui/handle/1/21882
DOI: 10.1136/bcr-2019-230266
ORCID: 0000-0001-5174-1034
PubMed URL: 31570351
Type: Journal Article
Subjects: cancer - see oncology
surgical diagnostic tests
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