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American Journal of Medical Case Reports. 2020, 8(9), 313-314
DOI: 10.12691/ajmcr-8-9-14
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Asymptomatic Patient with an Uncommonly Located Myxoma in the Left Ventricle Attached to Chordae Tendinae

Jonathan Francois1, Eric Kupferstein1, Rishard Abdul1, Joseph Casillas1, Ishmam Ibtida1, Moro Salifu1 and Samy I. McFarlane1,

1Department of Internal Medicine and Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Medicine. SUNY Downstate- Health Science University, Brooklyn, New York, United States- 11203

Pub. Date: June 11, 2020

Cite this paper:
Jonathan Francois, Eric Kupferstein, Rishard Abdul, Joseph Casillas, Ishmam Ibtida, Moro Salifu and Samy I. McFarlane. Asymptomatic Patient with an Uncommonly Located Myxoma in the Left Ventricle Attached to Chordae Tendinae. American Journal of Medical Case Reports. 2020; 8(9):313-314. doi: 10.12691/ajmcr-8-9-14


Cardiac tumors are rare disorders with an incidence of <0.33%. Primary cardiac tumors are extremely rare with an incidence between 0.0017% and 0.19%. Nearly 75% of cardiac tumors are benign with atrial myxomas representing nearly 50%. The majority of cardiac myxomas (75%) are located in the left atrium, 23% in right atrium and 2% in the ventricular cavity. This report presents a rare case of an asymptomatic patient with a left ventricular myxoma attached to the chordae tendinae of the mitral valve.

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