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Giant right ventricular myxoma obstructing both inflow and outflow tract

  • Vikas Singh
  • Sushil Kumar SinghEmail author
  • Vijayant Devenraj
  • Sarvesh Kumar
Case Report

Abstract

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.

Keywords

Right ventricle Myxoma Right ventricular inflow tract obstruction 

Notes

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Conflict of interest

The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.

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All procedures performed in studies involving human participants were in accordance with the ethical standards of the institutional ethics committee and with the 1964 Helsinki declaration and its later amendments or comparable ethical standards.

This article does not contain any studies with animals performed by any of the authors.

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Informed consent was obtained from the patient included in the study.

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© Indian Association of Cardiovascular-Thoracic Surgeons 2019

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Cardiovascular and Thoracic SurgeryKing George’s Medical UniversityLucknowIndia

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