Left atrial myxoma

5 Interesting Facts of Left atrial myxoma

  1. Presents with dyspnea on exertion, fatigue, low-grade fever, systemic embolism, and syncope
  2. Benign primary heart tumor causes obstruction of mitral valve
  3. Echocardiography helps to confirm diagnosis and shows well-circumscribed mobile mass attached to atrial septum
  4. CT scan shows a mass or tumor and its size and shape (eg, spheroid, ovoid)
  5. Differentiated with echocardiography and CT

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