Multiple primary left ventricular myxomas with multiple intraventricular recurrences

Y. Soma, S. Ogawa, S. Iwanaga, R. Yozu, M. Kudo, S. Handa, S. Kawada, H. Sugiura

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Abstract

A 23-year-old male was operated on for two primary left ventricular myxomas of the 'complex' type. Ten months later, abnormal echo reappeared and reoperation was carried out to excise 2 recurrent myxomas in the left ventricle. Multiple foci were most likely responsible for the recurrence. No recurrence has been detected for 20 months postoperatively. This may be the first reported case of multiple primary left ventricular myxoma with multiple recurrrences in the left ventricular cavity.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)765-767
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Cardiovascular Surgery
Volume33
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - 1992

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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