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Angina pectoris as first manifestation of a huge biatrial myxoma.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20058514     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A 73-year-old woman with a history of atrial fibrillation suffered from exertional chest pain and discrete dyspnoea. Cardiac catherization showed a vascular malformation in the atria, fed from vessels of the circumflex and left descending coronary artery. Echocardiography detected a biatrial tumour (13.7 x 9.7 cm). The tumour mass was completely removed and histologic examination revealed a biatrial myxoma with extensive vascular lesions which apparently induced angina by coronary steal effect.
Konstantin Alexiou; Manuel Wilbring; Klaus Matschke
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Acta cardiologica     Volume:  64     ISSN:  0001-5385     ISO Abbreviation:  Acta Cardiol     Publication Date:  2009 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-01-11     Completed Date:  2010-02-03     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0370570     Medline TA:  Acta Cardiol     Country:  Belgium    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  667-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Dept. of Cardiac Surgery, University of Technology Dresden, Dresden, Germany.
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MeSH Terms
Angina Pectoris / diagnosis,  etiology*
Cardiac Surgical Procedures / methods
Coronary Angiography
Diagnosis, Differential
Echocardiography, Transesophageal
Follow-Up Studies
Heart Atria
Heart Neoplasms / complications*,  diagnosis,  surgery
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Myxoma / complications*,  diagnosis,  surgery
Severity of Illness Index

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