Myxoma on anterior mitral leaflet presenting with symptoms of cerebellar artery infarction


Ozer N., Aksoyek S., Aytemir K., Guvener M., Boke E., Kes S.

JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN SOCIETY OF ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY, vol.13, no.6, pp.626-628, 2000 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 13 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2000
  • Doi Number: 10.1067/mje.2000.104645
  • Journal Name: JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN SOCIETY OF ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.626-628

Abstract

This report describes a patient who had dizziness and loss of balance. During routine investigation, a mass located on the anterior mitral valve leaflet was detected on transthoracic echocardiography. The patient underwent surgery for a mass located on the mitral valve, and histopathologic examination determined the mass was a myxoma.