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J Korean Soc Radiol. 2011 Jul;65(1):35-39. English. Case Report. https://doi.org/10.3348/jksr.2011.65.1.35
Yang JY , Kim DH , Seo HS , Her K , Kim HK .
Department of Radiology, Soonchunhyang University College of Medicine, Bucheon, Korea.
Department of Radiology, Chosun University School of Medicine, Gwangju, Korea. dhk1107@hanmail.net
Department of Internal Medicine, Soonchunhyang University College of Medicine, Bucheon, Korea.
Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Soonchunhyang University College of Medicine, Bucheon, Korea.
Department of Pathology, Soonchunhyang University, College of Medicine, Bucheon, Korea.
Abstract

We report multidetector row CT (MDCT) findings of two left atrial myxomas causing mitral valve obstruction and dyspnea of patients. Cardiac MDCT showed well-defined left atrial masses attached to the interatrial septum and shifting of tumors into the left ventricle causing mitral valve obstruction during diastole in a 37-year-old male and in a 69-year-old female. Also, we observed intratumoral hemorrhage in the second case. Myxomas were resected and the patients were discharged without dyspnea.

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