Unusually large left atrial myxoma presenting with severe mitral valve obstruction symptoms

Yilmaz M., Gurlertop Y., Kocaturk H., Karakelleoglu S., Kocak H.

ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY-A JOURNAL OF CARDIOVASCULAR ULTRASOUND AND ALLIED TECHNIQUES, vol.21, no.2, pp.145-148, 2004 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier


A 13-year-old girl with the complaint of severe mitral valve obstruction symptoms was diagnosed as having an unusually large left atrial tumor by echocardiography. The giant mass was surgically removed and the postoperative course was uneventful. Histologic examination confirmed the mass was a benign atrial myxoma.