Acute myocardial infarction as first manifestation of left atrial myxoma in a young woman: role of echocardiography

Diego S alerno Uriarte, Stefano Lucreziotti, Carlo Sponzilli, Francesco Innocente, Lorenzo Menicanti, Federico Lombardi

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Abstract

We report the case of a young woman with an acute myocardial infarction secondary to coronary embolization from a left atrial myxoma, as unusual presentation of a cardiac tumor.We also describe the role of transthoracic echocardiograpy in the multidisciplinary approach to diagnosis and treatment of this life-threatening condition.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)S69-S70
JournalJournal of Cardiovascular Medicine
Volume16
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 2015

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  • Medicine(all)

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