Cardiac myxomas are rare tumors. But they present in a dramatic way. It can have severe systemic symptoms and present even as fever of unknown origin ! While , physicians of previous era were struggling to make a ante-mortem diagnosis we are blessed to make a instant diagnosis with echocardiography !
Want answers for all these from the original researchers ?
- What is the pathology myxoma ?
- What are the classical Locations ?
- Difference between Sessile Vs pedunculated
- Soft vs Hard
- Benign vs malignant / Locally invasive
- Recurrent myxomas
- Vascularity of myxoma
- Calcification (RA myxoma> La Myxoma)
- Non atrial myxomas(Valvular papillary myxoma)
- The Cell of origin (Stellate , polyhydral )
You will not get a better reference than the following article , including extensive illustrations . An 1980 article from Mayo clinic published in American journal of pathology
LA myxoma : A Video
A case reported from my hospital Hosted as Video presentation Follow the link