Canadian Journal of Cardiology
Images in Cardiology| Volume 30, ISSUE 4, P465.e1-465.e2, April 2014

Left Atrial Myxoma: A Rare Cause of Dyspnea

Published:November 22, 2013DOI:
      A 36-year-old woman with no previous cardiac history presented with 6 months of progressive exertional dyspnea. Assessments and investigations to date were nondiagnostic. A formal echocardiogram was pending. Assessment by the cardiology team revealed a right ventricular heave, palpable second heart sound, and a II/VI pansystolic murmur that was loudest at the apex.
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