LEFT ATRIAL MYXOMA WITH ATYPICAL CLINICAL PRESENTATION


KURT T., ÖZCAN S., Temiz A., Ozbudak E., GAZİ E., Sacar M.

ACTA MEDICA MEDITERRANEA, vol.30, no.5, pp.1087-1090, 2014 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 30 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Title of Journal : ACTA MEDICA MEDITERRANEA
  • Page Numbers: pp.1087-1090

Abstract

Myxoma is the most commonly seen primary cardiac tumour, with an incidence of 80-90% in the left atrium, followed by the right atrium and ventricle. Patients with atrial myxomas present with intracardiac obstruction, embolization to the pulmonary and systemic circulation, or constitutional symptoms. Hepatomegaly and increase of the liver transaminases levels involvement in myxomas are rare, has been described to cause hepatic insufficiency.