Cardiac myxoma: gross pathology

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard
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Cardiac myxoma. A gelatinous tumor is attached by a narrow pedicle to the atrial septum. The myxoma has an irregular surface and nearly fills the left atrium.

Author: The Armed Forces Institute of Pathology (AFIP)

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Case information

rID: 9285
Case created: 29th Mar 2010
Last edited: 11th Sep 2016
Systems: Cardiac, Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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