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Early recurrent left atrial myxoma in a teenager with de novo mutation of Carney complex.
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PMID:  22090725     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
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We report a case of an extremely early recurrence of left atrial myxoma in a 13-year-old girl. On hospital admission, the clinical presentation was of cerebral embolism with noticeable spotty skin pigmentation and hypertelorism. The left atrial myxoma originated from the roof of the left atrium. The histology specimen showed typical finding of a myxoma. Six months later a new intracardial mass was evacuated, the postoperative result showing the same type of myxomatous tissue. Genetic investigations demonstrated Carney complex. The genetic analysis of the child's family was negative, demonstrating de novo mutation of this rare disorder.
Authors:
Mila S Stajevic; Vladislav A Vukomanovic; Vladimir D Kuburovic; Slavisa M Djuricic
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Indian journal of human genetics     Volume:  17     ISSN:  0971-6866     ISO Abbreviation:  Indian J Hum Genet     Publication Date:  2011 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-11-17     Completed Date:  2011-11-23     Revised Date:  2013-05-29    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101223637     Medline TA:  Indian J Hum Genet     Country:  India    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  108-10     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Department of Pediatric Cardiac Surgery, Mother and Child Health Institute of Serbia "Dr Vukan Cupic", Belgrade, Serbia.
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