Giant right ventricular myxoma obstructing both inflow and outflow tract
Myxomas are the most common benign cardiac tumors. We present a case of a 24-year-old male patient with a large right ventricular myxoma obstructing both inflow and outflow tract. He presented with worsening dyspnea and signs of right heart failure. The diagnosis of the right ventricular myxoma was made on echocardiography and multi-slide computed tomography. To prevent embolism and sudden death, emergency surgical excision was done successfully.
KeywordsRight ventricle Myxoma Right ventricular inflow tract obstruction
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