Atypical location of extracardiac myxoma: a case report


Pehlivan S., AKÇAN R. , Yildirim M. S. , Gokmen A., Yondem M.

EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF GENERAL MEDICINE, cilt.14, ss.76-78, 2017 (ESCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 14 Konu: 3
  • Basım Tarihi: 2017
  • Doi Numarası: 10.29333/ejgm/81891
  • Dergi Adı: EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF GENERAL MEDICINE
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.76-78

Özet

Cardiac myxomas are mostly arising from interatrial septum, particularly from fossa ovalis, back and front atrial wall and appendix. However, 10% of myxomas arise from atypical locations. This report presents a rare case of atypical location of extracardiac myxoma in a case of sudden death.