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July 2018 Br J Cardiol 2018;25:115–7 doi:10.5837/bjc.2018.018 Online First

A pulmonary triad in a patient with a giant left atrial myxoma

Andrea Calo, Madeleine Openshaw, Timothy J Bowker, Han B Xiao

Abstract

Introduction Myxoma is the most common primary cardiac tumour, found in the left atrium in 75% of cases.1,2 Clinical features range from being asymptomatic to symptoms of mitral stenosis, embolisation and systemic illness.3-5 Pulmonary complications, including pulmonary hypertension,4,6,7 pulmonary infarction8 and lymphadenopathy,9 though uncommon, have been reported. Our patient presented with a pulmonary triad of all the complications mentioned above and all of them resolved immediately following successful excision of the tumour. We hope to report this case for educational and clinical purposes, due to the unusual combination of pulmonary

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