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Year : 2022  |  Volume : 10  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 168-170

Giant biatrial myxomas: A rare cardiac tumor

1 Department of Cardiology, I.G.M.C, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, India
2 Department of Pathology, I.G.M.C, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, India
3 Department of Cardiology, RML Hospital, New Delhi, India

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Sanjeev Asotra
Room No. 308, Department of Cardiology, I.G.M.C. Shimla, Himachal Pradesh
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DOI: 10.4103/heartindia.heartindia_37_22

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Primary cardiac tumors constitute around 10% of all tumors of the heart. Atrial myxomas are the most common tumors of the heart, constituting around 50%–70% of all tumors. Most of them arise from the left atrium but multiple-site involvement is seen in 5%. Biatrial myxomas are rare and present in around 2.5% of patients. Myxomas can have varied symptoms. We present a case of biatrial myxoma that underwent successful surgical resection.

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