Volume 21, Number 81 (Mar 2011)                   J Mazandaran Univ Med Sci 2011, 21(81): 85-88 | Back to browse issues page


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Ghafari R, Gholipour Baradari A. Mitral Valve Myxoma A Case Report . J Mazandaran Univ Med Sci. 2011; 21 (81) :85-88
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Primary heart tumors are not common. Âlthough myxoma is the most common tumor of the heart, mitral valve myxoma is extremely rare. The patient is a 55 years old woman who had atypical retrosternal pain, retinal artery emboli and visual deficit. Ïn transesophageal echocardiography a (4x3x3) cm mass was detected in posterior leaflet of mitral valve. The posterior leaflet of mitral valve was totally resected and the mitral valve was successfully replaced with prosthetic mechanical valve. Histopathology result confirmed myxoma.
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