Left Atrial Myxoma in a Child: A Challenging Diagnosis of a Rare Lesion

Steffan Sernich, Aman Chauhan, Dhiraj Singh, Hans Fuchs, Joseph Caspi

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Abstract

An eight-year-old child presented with congestive heart failure, blurred vision, and unexplained constitutional symptoms. An echocardiogram demonstrated a giant left atrial mass that obstructed the mitral valve inflow. After excision of the myxoma, the patient had an uneventful recovery.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)220-222
Number of pages3
JournalWorld Journal for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Surgery
Volume4
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 2013
Externally publishedYes

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Myxoma
Mitral Valve
Heart Failure

Keywords

  • cardiac tumor
  • myxoma
  • pediatric
  • surgery emergency

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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Left Atrial Myxoma in a Child : A Challenging Diagnosis of a Rare Lesion. / Sernich, Steffan; Chauhan, Aman; Singh, Dhiraj; Fuchs, Hans; Caspi, Joseph.

In: World Journal for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Surgery, Vol. 4, No. 2, 04.2013, p. 220-222.

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Sernich, Steffan ; Chauhan, Aman ; Singh, Dhiraj ; Fuchs, Hans ; Caspi, Joseph. / Left Atrial Myxoma in a Child : A Challenging Diagnosis of a Rare Lesion. In: World Journal for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Surgery. 2013 ; Vol. 4, No. 2. pp. 220-222.
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