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Left atrial myxoma: A rare case report

G Mangala

Keywords : Myxoma, histology, heart, tumors

Citation Information : Mangala G. Left atrial myxoma: A rare case report. 2018; 1 (1):46-48.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10082-01151

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 01-10-2019

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2018; The Author(s).


Primary cardiac tumors are rare and myxomas of heart alone account for 80% of benign tumors. Extensive sampling of specimen is important not only to study diverse histologic feature of myxoma cells but also to rule out primary malignant tumor with myxomatous differentiation. Resected margin was free from tumor in the present case, thus reducing the chances of recurrence.

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