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Familial atrial myxoma

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  18 August 2008

Pin Sun
Affiliation:
Department of Cardiac Ultrasound, Affiliated Hospital of Medical College, Qingdao University. Qingdao City, Peoples Republic of China
Zhi-Bin Wang
Affiliation:
Department of Cardiac Ultrasound, Affiliated Hospital of Medical College, Qingdao University. Qingdao City, Peoples Republic of China
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Abstract

The familial variant of cardiac myxoma is known to be an autosomally dominant disease. Early diagnosis, and removal of the tumours, are of great importance. In this regard, echocardiography is considered the simplest and most reliable diagnostic method. We report our experience with echocardiographic diagnosis of a family with atrial myxomas.

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