The complex of myxomas
, spotty skin pigmentation and endocrine overactivity (Carney complex): imaging findings with clinical and pathological correlation.
and different clinical presentations.
Temporal bone myxomas
may be related to the Carney complex in some cases, characterized by various cardiac and cutaneous myxomas
, melanotic schwannomas, endocrine tumors and cutaneous pigmentary manifestations (1-3, 7).
Although ovarian myxomas
are benign, their behavior is uncertain and recurrences may be seen (3).
In one case series of 74 patients, atrial myxoma
first presented as stroke in 16% of patients .
They found that the most common benign cardiac tumor was myxoma
(34.0-43.1%), followed by papillary fibroelastoma (11.4-17.7%).
Head and neck myxomas
are known for locally infiltrative nature and tendency to recur if not excised radically .
There is a general paucity of reports on ventricular myxomas
in the pediatric literature.
Xing, "Clinicopathologic analysis of cardiac myxomas
: Seven years experience with 61 patients," Journal of Thoracic Disease, vol.
are rare slowly growing benign tumors derived from embryonic mesenchymal elements of dental anlage that represents about 3% of all odontogenic tumors with high recurrence rate.
: identification of intratumoral hemorrhage and calcification on MR images.
Hokken, "Atrial myxomas
grow faster than we think," Echocardiography, vol.