Cardiac myxoma (gross pathology)

Case contributed by 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. Image courtesy of The Armed Forces Institute of Pathology (AFIP). Please see case description page for licence and original file information. 

Case Discussion

Author: The Armed Forces Institute of Pathology (AFIP)

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