Multiple myxomas originating from anterior and posterior mitral leaflets in the left ventricle leading to LV outflow tract obstruction

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Ozcan A. V., Evrengul H., Bir F., Tanriverdi H., Goksin I., Kaftan A.

CIRCULATION JOURNAL, vol.72, no.10, pp.1709-1711, 2008 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 72 Issue: 10
  • Publication Date: 2008
  • Doi Number: 10.1253/circj.cj-07-0693
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.1709-1711
  • Keywords: cardiopulmonary bypass, tumor, valvular diseases, EXPERIENCE, ATRIAL, VALVE
  • Akdeniz University Affiliated: Yes


An extremely rare case myxomas originating from the mitral leaflets was diagnosed in a 64-year-old man presented with a history of exertion dyspnea and palpitations. Two masses originating from the interior and posterior mitral leaflets in the left ventricular (LV) cavity, causing LV outflow obstruction, were detected by echocardiography. The myxomas were successfully removed with the mitral leaflets via left atriotomy and mitral valve replacement. No embolic events occurred in the preoperative or postoperative period. In this article, we wanted to present.