Left Atrial Myxoma

Benign tumor from the interatrial septum encroaches to left atrium.
C/P
Young female
Recurrent syncope
Embolism
Intermittent M.S
Investigation
s
Echo - ­ ESR

Treatment
Resection.

N.B.
Primary cardiac tumors are rare but the heart and mediastinum may be the site of metastases.
Most tumors are benign e.g. fibsomas, lipomas and haemangioma.




Source: Internal Medicine Book of Dr.Osama Mahmoud (Ain Shams University)