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Myxoma of the aortic valve.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7733728     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Myxomas are one of the most common cardiac tumors but usually are confined to the atria. Although described in all cardiac chambers and on all cardiac valves, only one postmortem case of an aortic valve myxoma has been published. We present the case of a young man with an aortic valve myxoma with peripheral embolization. The other pathologic conditions with which valvular myxomas can be confused are compared and discussed.
Authors:
P Kennedy; A J Parry; D Parums; R Pillai
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Annals of thoracic surgery     Volume:  59     ISSN:  0003-4975     ISO Abbreviation:  Ann. Thorac. Surg.     Publication Date:  1995 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1995-06-01     Completed Date:  1995-06-01     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  15030100R     Medline TA:  Ann Thorac Surg     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1221-3     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Oxford Heart Centre, John Radcliffe Hospital, England.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Aortic Valve* / pathology
Diagnosis, Differential
Heart Valve Diseases / complications,  diagnosis,  pathology
Humans
Intermittent Claudication / etiology
Male
Myxoma* / complications,  diagnosis,  pathology

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