7) Although small myxomas
are generally treated by curettage, larger lesions require extensive resection.
Out of 9 left atrial myxomas
, 7 were pedunculated and attached to the atrial septum, while 2 cases attached to the posterior wall of the left atrium.
Syncope and sudden death caused by cardiac myxomas
have been reported.
Allen PW Myxoma
is not a single entity: a review of the concept of myxoma
Of these, four were female and had a mean age of 53 years; the mean size (as reported by pathology) of the atrial myxomas
that were not associated with atrial fibrillation was 2.
have high recurrence rates (25%), which may be within two years or much later, but despite this the prognosis is good depending on the anatomical location (3,4).
Atrial versus biatrial approaches for cardiac myxomas
M152R encodes an atypical serpin, the deletion of which triggers an attenuation of virulence in rabbit, associated with the absence of secondary myxomas
are uncommon soft-tissue neoplasms, which are extremely rare in the kidney.
Lutz' report also stated that most patients who have surgery for timely diagnosed atrial myxomas
have excellent results.
Of primary cardiac tumors, myxomas
, which are benign, are the most common and most likely to produce brain emboli.
While rare, papillary myxomas
are the most common primary cardiac mass.