Volume 22, Issue 88 (May 2012)                   J Mazandaran Univ Med Sci 2012, 22(88): 109-112 | Back to browse issues page

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Jalalian R, Babaei A, Akbari N. Unusual Site of Recurrent Myxoma Originating in the Left Atrial Appendage. J Mazandaran Univ Med Sci. 2012; 22 (88) :109-112
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Myxoma is the most common type of primary tumors of heart. Recurrence of nonfamilial myxoma is unusual and recurrence in left atrial appendage is not reported. We present a case of sporadic myxoma in the left atrium who had a successful resection. However, the patient’s constitutional symptoms caused confusion and difficulty in diagnosis. Final diagnosis was recurrent Myxoma in the left atrial appendage which was made through echocardiography. Echocardiography is a standard choice for noninvasive diagnosis and localization of heart tumors. Operative resection of tumors is the most appropriate treatment for myxoma.
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