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Mitral valve echocardiographic pattern within the left atrium.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7067185     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
In a patient with a left atrial myxoma, the tumor adhered to the anterior leaflet of the mitral valve. This caused movement of the tumor's stalk in the left atrium in a pattern similar to that of a mitral valve in M-mode echocardiography. An accurate diagnosis was made by cross-sectional echocardiography and confirmed at surgery.
M Motro; A Schneeweiss; E Grenadier; H N Neufeld
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Clinical cardiology     Volume:  5     ISSN:  0160-9289     ISO Abbreviation:  Clin Cardiol     Publication Date:  1982 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1982-06-21     Completed Date:  1982-06-21     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7903272     Medline TA:  Clin Cardiol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  136-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Heart Atria
Heart Neoplasms / diagnosis*
Middle Aged
Mitral Valve / physiopathology*
Myxoma / diagnosis*

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